Definition of disburse
- disburse money
- disburse a bill
The money will be disbursed on the basis of need.
The government has disbursed millions of dollars in foreign aid.
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First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
: to pay out (money) from a fund that has been created for a special purpose
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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