- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||dispels, dispelling, dispelled
||to drive away or get rid of by, or as if by, scattering in all directions; disperse.
A brisk wind dispelled the fog.Early success dispelled all doubts about his ability.
- disperse, eliminate, remove, scatter
- similar words:
- destroy, dismiss, disseminate, dissipate, expel, rout, strew
||disperse, dissipate, distribute, quell, quench, repel
||dispellable (adj.), dispeller (n.)