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disperses

verb
present tense third-person singular of disperse

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1 to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole
  • the crowd dispersed once the show ended

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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

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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

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“Disperses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disperses. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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