Synonyms and Antonyms of disperse

  1. 1 to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole the crowd dispersed once the show ended Synonyms disassemble, dissipate, dissolve, scatter Related Words branch (out), break up, disband, diverge, divide, fork, separate, spill; clear, disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, go (away), melt Near Antonyms congregate, gather, meet

  2. 2 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart the family of the missing woman dispersed searchers to all corners of the national park Synonyms clear out, disband, dispel, scatter, dissipate, squanderRelated Words break up, isolate, part, segregate, separate, split (up); diffuse, disseminate, diverge, spreadNear Antonyms agglutinate, conglomerate; unify, uniteAntonyms assemble, cluster, collect, concentrate, congregate, gather, ingather

  3. 3 to cease to exist or cause to cease to exist as a group or organization the campaign staff dispersed almost immediately after the election Synonyms break up, disband, dissolveRelated Words demobilizeNear Antonyms incorporate; consolidate; hang togetherAntonyms band, join, unite

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