disburse disburse  /dɪs ˈbɜrs/


  • (v) expend, as from a fund

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  1. These steps would put more money into the hands of American businesses and consumers faster than any stimulus plan that has to disburse money through a centralized bureaucracy.
  2. As a result, the Texas foundation, which had expected to give away as much as $500,000 in grants, has been forced to disburse less than a third of that, or $150,000.
  3. He isn't going to disburse until there's a mechanism to receive the money, and I think Mikey would have been much more on the mark to include that aspect of the delays.


  1. Teenager shot after party in southeast Shelby County

    A teenager was shot in the parking lot of a southeast Shelby County Steak N Shake Saturday night while deputies attempted to disburse a crowd of teenagers leaving a nearby party.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. AUSD Responds to Parents

    Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) responded to accusations from a Wood Middle School (WMS) parent who alleges AUSD was not compliant with federal guidelines involving the disbursement of Title I, Part A funding.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Alameda Sun


  1. "This investigation will focus on who gave these supposed cash gifts to the congressmen and governors," Bunye said. "Nobody in Malacanang (the presidential palace) can just disburse or distribute any fund without the proper budgetary...
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Ignacio Bunye Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I am excited to report that the Department of Energy informed Tesla last week that they expect to disburse funds ...... within four or five months," Elon Musk, Tesla's chief executive and chairman, wrote in a newsletter distributed to customers...
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Elon Musk Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "We are making a great deal of progress in getting to the point that (the United States) can disburse the funding for the initiative," said Rice.
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: AFP

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