disband

[ dis-band ]
/ dɪsˈbænd /

verb (used with object)

to break up or dissolve (an organization): They disbanded the corporation.

verb (used without object)

to disperse.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of disband

1585–95; < Middle French desbander, equivalent to des- dis-1 + -bander, derivative of bande troop, band1

OTHER WORDS FROM disband

dis·band·ment, nounun·dis·band·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disband

disband
/ (dɪsˈbænd) /

verb

to cease to function or cause to stop functioning, as a unit, group, etc

Derived forms of disband

disbandment, noun
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