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dis·band

 (dĭs-bănd′)
v. dis·band·ed, dis·band·ing, dis·bands
v.tr.
To dissolve the organization of (a corporation, for example).
v.intr.
1. To cease to function as an organization; break up.
2. To separate and move in different directions; disperse.

[Obsolete French desbander, to separate someone from a troop : des-, dis- + Old French band, troop; see band2.]

dis·band′ment n.

disband

(dɪsˈbænd)
vb
to cease to function or cause to stop functioning, as a unit, group, etc
disˈbandment n

dis•band

(dɪsˈbænd)

v.t.
1. to break up (an organization).
v.i.
2. to disperse.
[1585–95; < Middle French desbander]
dis•band′ment, n.

disband


Past participle: disbanded
Gerund: disbanding

Imperative
disband
disband
Present
I disband
you disband
he/she/it disbands
we disband
you disband
they disband
Preterite
I disbanded
you disbanded
he/she/it disbanded
we disbanded
you disbanded
they disbanded
Present Continuous
I am disbanding
you are disbanding
he/she/it is disbanding
we are disbanding
you are disbanding
they are disbanding
Present Perfect
I have disbanded
you have disbanded
he/she/it has disbanded
we have disbanded
you have disbanded
they have disbanded
Past Continuous
I was disbanding
you were disbanding
he/she/it was disbanding
we were disbanding
you were disbanding
they were disbanding
Past Perfect
I had disbanded
you had disbanded
he/she/it had disbanded
we had disbanded
you had disbanded
they had disbanded
Future
I will disband
you will disband
he/she/it will disband
we will disband
you will disband
they will disband
Future Perfect
I will have disbanded
you will have disbanded
he/she/it will have disbanded
we will have disbanded
you will have disbanded
they will have disbanded
Future Continuous
I will be disbanding
you will be disbanding
he/she/it will be disbanding
we will be disbanding
you will be disbanding
they will be disbanding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disbanding
you have been disbanding
he/she/it has been disbanding
we have been disbanding
you have been disbanding
they have been disbanding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disbanding
you will have been disbanding
he/she/it will have been disbanding
we will have been disbanding
you will have been disbanding
they will have been disbanding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disbanding
you had been disbanding
he/she/it had been disbanding
we had been disbanding
you had been disbanding
they had been disbanding
Conditional
I would disband
you would disband
he/she/it would disband
we would disband
you would disband
they would disband
Past Conditional
I would have disbanded
you would have disbanded
he/she/it would have disbanded
we would have disbanded
you would have disbanded
they would have disbanded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disband - cause to break up or cease to function; "the principal disbanded the political student organization"
break up, dissipate, scatter, dispel, disperse - to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
2.disband - stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
break up - come apart; "the group broke up"

disband

verb
1. dismiss, separate, break up, scatter, dissolve, let go, disperse, send home, demobilize All the armed groups will be disbanded.
2. break up, separate, scatter, disperse, part company, go (their) separate ways The rebels have agreed to disband by the end of the month.
Translations
يُسَرِّحُ، يَحُلُّ
rozpadnoutrozpustit
opløsesprede
szélnek ereszt
leysa upp
išformuotiišsiformuotilikviduotis
izformētizjuktizklīst
dağıtmakterhis etmek

disband

[dɪsˈbænd]
A. VT [+ army] → licenciar; [+ organization] → disolver
B. VIdisolverse

disband

[ˌdɪsˈbænd]
vt
[+ troops] → démobiliser
[+ group, party] → dissoudre
vi
[troops] → se disperser
[party] → se dissoudre; [group] → se séparer

disband

vtauflösen
vi (army, club)sich auflösen; (soldiers, club members)auseinandergehen

disband

[dɪsˈbænd]
1. vt (army) → congedare, smobilitare; (organization) → sciogliere
2. visciogliersi

disband

(disˈbӕnd) verb
to (cause a group, eg a military force to) break up. The regiment disbanded at the end of the war.
References in classic literature ?
It was growing late, and there was a general disposition to disband.
Thence more at ease thir minds and somwhat rais'd By false presumptuous hope, the ranged powers Disband, and wandring, each his several way Pursues, as inclination or sad choice Leads him perplext, where he may likeliest find Truce to his restless thoughts, and entertain The irksome hours, till his great Chief return.
Blaspheme not the holy saints, Sir Reginald,'' said De Bracy, ``we shall have need of their aid to-day before yon rascal rout disband.
Were every nation except France now to disband its peace establishments, the same event might follow.
They must needs hold a council and put their two hundred thick heads together, and then there comes this fellow Aylward and another, as their spokesmen, to say that they will disband unless an Englishman of good name be set over them.
In good time, nevertheless, as the ardor of youth declines; as years and dumps increase; as reflection lends her solemn pauses; in short, as a general lassitude overtakes the sated Turk; then a love of ease and virtue supplants the love for maidens; our Ottoman enters upon the impotent, repentant, admonitory stage of life, forswears, disbands the harem, and grown to an exemplary, sulky old soul, goes about all alone among the meridians and parallels saying his prayers, and warning each young Leviathan from his amorous errors.
The Huddersfield branch of Arthritis Care is to disband after 17 years.
Phonak Cycling owner Andy Rihs has revealed anguish at seeing his world turned upside down in the space of three weeks after announcing plans to disband the team at the end of this year.
Disabled rep Billy Paterson said: "It was only a matter of time before Llambias moved to disband us after our vote of no confidence in the board.
The move to disband KA-Care follows the death of King Abdullah previous month.
They are still going to meet up as friends of the Normandy vets, but it is time for the association to disband.
Summary: Libya's parliament on Wednesday voted to disband the country's militia brigades and integrate them into the military in an effort to end the worst fighting between rival armed factions since the 2011 fall of Muammar Gaddafi.