[ dis-burs-muh nt ]
/ dɪsˈbɜrs mənt /


the act or an instance of disbursing.
money paid out or spent.

Nearby words

  1. disbound,
  2. disbranch,
  3. disbud,
  4. disburden,
  5. disburse,
  6. disc,
  7. disc brake,
  8. disc camera,
  9. disc film,
  10. disc floret

Origin of disbursement

From the Middle French word desboursement, dating back to 1590–1600. See disburse, -ment

Related formsnon·dis·burse·ment, nounre·dis·burse·ment, noun

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Word Origin and History for disbursement



1590s; see disburse + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper