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dis·burse

 (dĭs-bûrs′)
tr.v. dis·bursed, dis·burs·ing, dis·burs·es
To pay out, as from a fund; expend. See Synonyms at spend.

[Obsolete French desbourser, from Old French desborser : des-, dis- + borse, purse (from Late Latin bursa; see bursa).]

dis·burs′a·ble adj.
dis·burs′er n.

disburse

(dɪsˈbɜːs)
vb
(tr) to pay out
[C16: from Old French desborser, from des- dis-1 + borser to obtain money, from borse bag, from Late Latin bursa]
disˈbursable adj
disˈbursement n
disˈburser n
Usage: Disburse is sometimes wrongly used where disperse is meant: the police used a water cannon to disperse (not disburse) the crowd

dis•burse

(dɪsˈbɜrs)

v.t. -bursed, -burs•ing.
1. to pay out (money), esp. for expenses; expend.
2. to distribute.
[1520–30; < Middle French desbourser, Old French desborser=des- dis-1 + -borser, derivative of borse purse< Late Latin bursa bag]
dis•burs′a•ble, adj.
dis•burs′er, n.

disburse


Past participle: disbursed
Gerund: disbursing

Imperative
disburse
disburse
Present
I disburse
you disburse
he/she/it disburses
we disburse
you disburse
they disburse
Preterite
I disbursed
you disbursed
he/she/it disbursed
we disbursed
you disbursed
they disbursed
Present Continuous
I am disbursing
you are disbursing
he/she/it is disbursing
we are disbursing
you are disbursing
they are disbursing
Present Perfect
I have disbursed
you have disbursed
he/she/it has disbursed
we have disbursed
you have disbursed
they have disbursed
Past Continuous
I was disbursing
you were disbursing
he/she/it was disbursing
we were disbursing
you were disbursing
they were disbursing
Past Perfect
I had disbursed
you had disbursed
he/she/it had disbursed
we had disbursed
you had disbursed
they had disbursed
Future
I will disburse
you will disburse
he/she/it will disburse
we will disburse
you will disburse
they will disburse
Future Perfect
I will have disbursed
you will have disbursed
he/she/it will have disbursed
we will have disbursed
you will have disbursed
they will have disbursed
Future Continuous
I will be disbursing
you will be disbursing
he/she/it will be disbursing
we will be disbursing
you will be disbursing
they will be disbursing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disbursing
you have been disbursing
he/she/it has been disbursing
we have been disbursing
you have been disbursing
they have been disbursing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disbursing
you will have been disbursing
he/she/it will have been disbursing
we will have been disbursing
you will have been disbursing
they will have been disbursing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disbursing
you had been disbursing
he/she/it had been disbursing
we had been disbursing
you had been disbursing
they had been disbursing
Conditional
I would disburse
you would disburse
he/she/it would disburse
we would disburse
you would disburse
they would disburse
Past Conditional
I would have disbursed
you would have disbursed
he/she/it would have disbursed
we would have disbursed
you would have disbursed
they would have disbursed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disburse - expend, as from a fund
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"

disburse

verb pay out, spend, lay out, fork out (slang), expend, shell out (informal) The aid will not be disbursed until next year.
Usage: Disburse is sometimes wrongly used where disperse is meant: the police used water cannons to disperse (not disburse) the crowd.

disburse

verb
To distribute (money) as payment:
Informal: fork out (or over) (or up), shell out.
Translations
antaamaksaamaksurahasuorittaa

disburse

[dɪsˈbɜːs] VT (frm) → desembolsar

disburse

[dɪsˈbɜːrs] vt (formal) [+ money] → débourser

disburse

vtaus(be)zahlen

disburse

[dɪsˈbɜːs] vt (frm) → sborsare
References in classic literature ?
I urge this not because I doubt the moral probity of those who disburse the funds, but because I know that they are not rightly applied.
And sons and daughters of his flesh and of the law needs must go with him fulsomely eating out of the gnarled old hand that had half a million to disburse.
Non-performing loans at the bank increased significantly in recent months as the board continued to sanction and disburse loans in breach of the rules.
Elizabeth Tarbert, the Bar's ethics counsel, said if a lawyer disburses money against uncollected funds--even if it is one of the exceptions in which the lawyer is allowed to disburse--it is at the lawyer's own risk, and the lawyer will be responsible for replacing the missing money.
The government will disburse EGP 1,500 to each family; 500 each month for a period of three months, to those living on the borders, which is completely different from the compensations that will be provided to families for the value of their homes and lands.
Burselles, Dhu-AlQa'dah 17, 1435, Sep 12, 2014, SPA -- The European Union is ready to disburse 760 million euros ($985 million) of aid, part of a package of direct loans, to Ukraine in the next month as long as certain conditions are met, the head of its executive arm said on Friday, Reuters reported
The labour department is undecided and unaware of how to disburse the funds and about the number of potential beneficiaries actually present in Noida.
Tata Capital, an Indian financial services provider primarily focused on infrastructure and private equity, has said that it would disburse around INR50bn for clean energy projects over five years.