- to break up or dissolve (an organization): They disbanded the corporation.
- to disperse.
Origin of disband
Related Words for disbandmentexodus, overthrow, adjournment, demise, suspension, termination, disbandment, dispersion, dissolution, dispersal, escape, decease, ending, sleep, extinction, end, decay, dismissal, decomposition, conclusion
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Historical Examples of disbandment
This is to Krasaletzki, to provide for the disbandment of his legion.The Daltons, Volume II (of II)
Charles James Lever
That seems to point either to his death or the disbandment of his crew.Across the Spanish Main
Disbandment and readjustment, to a civil basis, was then in order.Between the Lines
Henry Bascom Smith
It was tantamount to a disbandment of the entire government.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
Still, it was hoped that the disbandment of the 34th would put an end to the mutiny.India Under British Rule
James Talboys Wheeler
- to cease to function or cause to stop functioning, as a unit, group, etc