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disband

dis·band

disband

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs baend
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of an organized group, to break up or disperse.
The guerrillas disbanded after their leader and several other members of the group were killed.The pop group disbanded due to quarrels among the members.
antonyms:
assemble, band, combine
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disbanded, disbanding, disbands
definition: to break up or dissolve (an organization or organized group).
antonyms:
assemble, band, hold
similar words:
dissolve
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derivation: disbandment (n.)