DISPERSE, v.t. dispers. L., to scatter.
1. To scatter; to drive asunder; to cause to separate into different parts; as, the Jews are dispersed among all nations.
2. To diffuse; to spread.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge. Proverbs 15.
3. To dissipate; as, the fog or the cloud is dispersed.
4. To distribute.
DISPERSE, v.i. dispers.
1. To be scattered; to separate; to go or move into different parts; as, the company dispersed at ten oclock.
2. To be scattered; to vanish; as fog or vapors.