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  • 1 dispersé — ⇒DISPERSÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de disperser. II. Emploi adj. A. Répandu ou jeté çà et là, au hasard. Des lambeaux, des débris, des fragments dispersés; des cendres dispersées; dispersé au vent, çà et là; rassemblé ou dispersé.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Disperse — Dis*perse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dispersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dispersing}.] [L. dispersus, p. p. of dispergere to strew, scatter. See {Sparse}.] 1. To scatter abroad; to drive to different parts; to distribute; to diffuse; to spread; as, the Jews …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Disperse — Genres Rock, Garage Rock Labels Route7Records Members Chelsey Pieratt Andy Higham Nic Higham Chris Billings Dustin Sanders …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 dispersé — dispersé, ée (di sper sé, sée) part. passé. 1°   Jeté, poussé çà et là. •   D un frère dans la mer les membres dispersés, CORN. Médée, I, 4. •   C est une mère ravie à ses enfants dispersés Qui leur tend de l autre vie Ces bras qui les ont bercés …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 Disperse — Dis*perse , v. i. 1. To separate; to go or move into different parts; to vanish; as, the company dispersed at ten o clock; the clouds disperse. [1913 Webster] 2. To distribute wealth; to share one s abundance with others. [1913 Webster] He hath… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 disperse — I (disseminate) verb administer, allocate, apportion, assign, bestow in shares, bestrew, cast forth, cast off, circulate, consign, convey, deal, deal out, dispense, dispose, distribute, divide, dole, dole out, give away, give out among a number,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 disperse — late 14c., from L. dispersus, pp. of dispergere to scatter, from dis apart, in every direction (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + spargere to scatter (see SPARSE (Cf. sparse)). The Latin word is glossed in O.E. by tostregdan. Related: Dispersed; …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 disperse — *scatter, dissipate, dispel Analogous words: *separate, part, divide: *dismiss, discharge Antonyms: assemble, congregate (persons): collect (things) Contrasted words: *summon, convoke, convene, muster, cite, call …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 disperse — [v] distribute; scatter banish, besprinkle, break up, broadcast, cast forth, circulate, deal, diffuse, disappear, disband, disburse, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, dispel, disseminate, dissipate, dissolve, divvy*, dole out, eject, intersperse,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 disperse — ► VERB 1) go or distribute in different directions or over a wide area. 2) thin out and eventually disappear. 3) Physics divide (light) into constituents of different wavelengths. DERIVATIVES dispersal noun disperser noun dispersible adjective… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 disperse — [di spʉrs′] vt. dispersed, dispersing [ME dispersen < L dispersus, pp. of dispergere, to scatter abroad < dis , out + spargere, to scatter, strew: see SPARK1] 1. to break up and scatter in all directions; spread about; distribute widely 2.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 disperse — verb ADVERB ▪ quickly, rapidly ▪ widely ▪ The population in this area is very widely dispersed. ▪ evenly, uniformly ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 disperse */ — UK [dɪˈspɜː(r)s] / US [dɪˈspɜrs] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms disperse : present tense I/you/we/they disperse he/she/it disperses present participle dispersing past tense dispersed past participle dispersed 1) if a crowd of people… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 disperse — [[t]dɪspɜ͟ː(r)s[/t]] disperses, dispersing, dispersed 1) V ERG When something disperses or when you disperse it, it spreads over a wide area. The oil appeared to be dispersing... [V n] The intense currents disperse the sewage... [V …

    English dictionary

  • 15 disperse — dispersedly /di sperr sid lee/, adv. disperser, n. dispersibility, n. dispersible, adj. /di sperrs /, v., dispersed, dispersing, adj. v.t. 1. to drive or send off in various directions; scatter: to disperse a crowd. 2. to spread widely; dissemin …

    Universalium

  • 16 disperse — di|sperse [dıˈspə:s US ə:rs] v [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: disperser, from Latin dispergere to scatter ] 1.) if a group of people disperse or are dispersed, they go away in different directions ▪ Police used tear gas to disperse …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 disperse — dis|perse [ dı spɜrs ] verb intransitive or transitive * 1. ) if a crowd of people disperses, or someone disperses it, the people separate and go in different directions: Soldiers fired tear gas to disperse the crowds. 2. ) to spread or make… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 disperse — verb (I, T) 1 if a group of people disperses or is dispersed, they separate and go away in different directions: The police used tear gas to disperse the crowd. 2 if something disperses or is dispersed, it spreads over a wide area: The clouds… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 disperse — verb 1) the crowd began to disperse police dispersed the demonstrators Syn: break up, split up, disband, scatter, leave, go their separate ways; drive away/off, chase away Ant: assemble 2) the fog fina …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 disperse — verb 1) the crowd began to disperse | police dispersed the demonstrators Syn: break up, split up, disband, scatter, leave, go their separate ways, drive away/off, chase away 2) the fog finally dispersed Syn: dissipate …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary