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Disband


DISBAND, verb transitive [dis and band.]

1. To dismiss from military service; to break up a band, or body of men enlisted; as, to disband an army or a regiment; to disband troops.

2. To scatter; to disperse.

DISBAND, verb intransitive

1. To retire from military service; to separate; to break up; as, the army, at the close of the war, disbands.

2. To separate; to dissolve connection.

Human society may disband [Improper.]

3. To be dissolved. [Not used.]

When both rocks and all things shall disband