1. Distribute or spread over a wide area.
2. To go in different directions.
Let’s rewind a bit to our science textbooks, the first chapter we studied was AIR and its first property was that air can disperse into any given space, i.e. air has the property to spread around or to disperse. We can also use this word while referring to a group of people whilst telling them to go about in different directions to perform the allotted task!
1. The crowd dispersed once the play ended.
2. The airplane dispersed leaflets all over the city.