disburse


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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.
Addressing the participants of MoU ceremony, Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said TEVTA will disburse Rs 1000 per month to its students of short courses during a year.
M-PESA Surepay is also being used by other customers to pay salaries for staff who live in areas that are not covered effectively by financial institutions, and will soon be used to disburse loans to farmers who need to buy inputs.
The government was initially set to disburse a monthly EGP 300 for a period of three months; however the government decided to increase the amount to EGP 500 monthly.
Given the total country limit there is room for us to disburse another $200 million.
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has also pulled up the department for not being able to disburse funds among the children of construction workers.
We are looking to disburse as much as INR50bn for clean energy projects in the next five years.
31, 2010, to disburse their funds; however, the Treasury has determined that the original timeline is overly restrictive and may preclude funding of otherwise eligible projects that may not reach final completion by the end of 2010.