(v. t.) To scatter, so as to cause to vanish; to dissipate; as, to disperse vapors.
(v. i.) To separate; to go or move into different parts; to vanish; as, the company dispersed at ten o'clock; the clouds disperse.
(v. i.) To distribute wealth; to share one's abundance with others.
(v. t.) To scatter abroad; to drive to different parts; to distribute; to diffuse; to spread; as, the Jews are dispersed among all nations.
Kelime: dis·perse Söyleniş:di-'sp&rs İşlev:verb Türleri:dis·persed; dis·pers·ing Kökeni: Middle English dysparsen, from Middle French disperser, from Latin dispersus, past participle of dispergere to scatter, from dis- spargere to scatter -- more at SPARK transitive senses 1 a : to cause to break up police dispersed the crowd b : to cause to become spread widely c : to cause to evaporate or vanish sunlight dispersing the mist 2 : to spread or distribute from a fixed or constant source: as aarchaic: DISSEMINATEb : to subject (as light) to dispersionc : to distribute (as fine particles) more or less evenly throughout a medium intransitive senses 1 : to break up in random fashion the crowd dispersed on request 2 a : to become dispersedb: DISSIPATE, VANISH the fog dispersed toward morning synonym see SCATTER - dis·persed·ly /-'sp&r-s&d-lE, -'sp&rst-lE/ adverb - dis·pers·ernoun - dis·pers·ible /-'sp&r-s&-b&l/ adjective