disband

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verb dis·band \dis-ˈband\

Definition of disband

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to break up the organization of :  dissolve

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to break up as an organization :  disperse

disbandment

play \-ˈban(d)-mənt\ noun

Examples of disband in a Sentence

  1. They've decided to disband the club.

  2. The members of the organization have decided to disband.

Origin and Etymology of disband

Middle French desbander, from des- dis- + bande band


First Known Use: 1591


DISBAND Defined for English Language Learners

disband

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verb dis·band \dis-ˈband\

Definition of disband for English Language Learners

  • : to end an organization or group (such as a club)


DISBAND Defined for Kids

disband

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verb dis·band \dis-ˈband\

Definition of disband for Students

disbanded

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disbanding

  1. :  to break up and stop being a group



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