HyperDic: dispel

English > 2 senses of the word dispel:
VERBmotiondispel, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, drive off, run offforce to go away
motiondispel, disperse, dissipate, break up, scatterto cause to separate and go in different directions
dispel > pronunciation
Soundsdihspeh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > dispel: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningForce to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "dispel doubts"
Synonymschase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, drive off, run off
Narrowerbanishdrive away
clear the airdispel differences or negative emotions
firedrive out or away by or as if by fire
shoo off, shoo, shoo awaydrive away by crying 'shoo!'
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar torout out, drive out, force out, rouseForce or drive out
Spanishahuyentar, alejar, desvanecer
English > dispel: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTo cause to separate and go in different directions.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdisperse, dissipate, break up, scatter
NarrowerdisbandCause to break up or cease to function
Broaderseparate, dividemake a division or separation
Spanishdisiparse, disipar, dispersar
Catalandispersar, dissipar-se, dissipar

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