disperses

present tense third-person singular of disperse
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as in dissipates
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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as in disbands
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 18 Jul. 2024.

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