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Meaning of DISBURSE

Pronunciation:  dis'burs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  pay out
 

DISBURSE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: pay out
 
 See Also: pay

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*burse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disbursed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Disbursing}.] [OF. desbourser, F. d['e]bourser; pref.
des- (L. dis-) + bourse purse. See {Burse}, and cf.
{Dispurse}.]
To pay out; to expend; -- usually from a public fund or
treasury.

      The duty of collecting and disbursing his revenues.
                                               --Macaulay.

{Disbursing officer}, an officer in any department of the
   public service who is charged with the duty of paying out
   public money.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: administer, budget, cost, cost out, deal, deal out, dispense, disperse, dispose, distribute, dole, dole out, expend, fork out, give, give out, go through, incur costs, invest, issue, lay, lay out, measure out, mete, mete out, open the purse, outlay, parcel out, partition, pass around, pay, pay out, portion out, put out, run through, schedule, shell out, sink money in, spend, splurge, spoon out, squander, throw money around
 

 

 

 

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