verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of disband
Related formsdis·band·ment, nounun·dis·band·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for disband
Odessa experts and politicians do not expect either camp to disband before the presidential elections in May.
After the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libyan leaders promised to quickly to disband militias.Libyan Government Turns to Ansar Al-Sharia Militia for Crime-Fighting Help|Jamie Dettmer|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Without jobs, it will be harder to persuade young men to give up their weapons and to disband their militias.
It will not be easy to persuade militias to disband with payback sentiments like those.
Without work, many militiamen will have little incentive to disband.
And now in thought we disband the little circle of five, to be reunited elsewhere after many years.A Life of St. John for the Young|George Ludington Weed
They required of him that his faithful lieutenant should at once disband his forces and leave the country.
Though the Indian trouble might by now be called adjusted, Bacon, far up the York, did not disband his men.Pioneers of the Old South|Mary Johnston
Admiral Saisset had to disband the four men who remained to him.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary
She asked them if she should disband the army, and there was a negative wail from one end of the land to the other.Graustark|George Barr McCutcheon