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Synonyms for dispel
dɪˈspɛl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off(verb)

    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

    "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, elope, absquatulate, drive off, abscond, hold back, return, go off, rout out, retrovert, arrest, bolt, decamp, waste, invert, rouse, drive out, clear out, turn back, xerox, disperse, run out, chase away, make off, drive away, stop, regress, beetle off, expectorate, dissipate, reverse, scatter, photocopy, contain, double back, break up, force out, revert, backtrack, run off, check

  2. disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter(verb)

    to cause to separate and go in different directions

    "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"

    Synonyms:
    resolve, circulate, fragmentize, shoot, drive off, separate, spread, sever, interrupt, crash, dot, split up, pick, fool away, dismantle, circularise, break, spread out, break up, recess, disseminate, part, crock up, collapse, drive out, cut off, fragment, turn back, split, disperse, circularize, disrupt, chase away, drive away, fragmentise, frivol away, dissolve, dust, crack, pass around, sprinkle, fritter away, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, dissipate, propagate, scatter, fool, calve, break apart, disassemble, take apart, adjourn, fritter, crack up, decompose, break down, run off

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dispel

    Synonyms:
    disperse, scatter, dissipate, drive away, dismiss

    Antonyms:
    collect, recall, summon, convene, congregate, conglomerate, mass, accumulate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dispel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disperse (completely), scatter, dissipate, banish, drive away

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    allay, dissipate, dispelling, disperse, refute, rebut, assuage, eliminate, remove, elimination, defuse

How to pronounce dispel?

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How to say dispel in sign language?

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How to use dispel in a sentence?

  1. Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson:

    You are going to a place of deep darkness and lies, and if you will light one candle of truth, you will dispel the darkness. (to Benjamin Nethanyahu when he became Israel’s UN Ambassador)

  2. Kim Dong-yub:

    Announcing his inspection of the new submarine is also to build internal solidarity, to dispel people's concerns about national security, reassure them, and boost military morale.

  3. Regina Rice:

    It is understandable that Ernie's family is concerned at this very sad time, however, the record, and those closest to Ernie, will dispel any iota of concern regarding my relationship with Ernie and his trust in me to carry out his wishes.

  4. Bill Rausch:

    The truth is veterans volunteer, engage with local governments and community organizations, vote, and help neighbors, all at rates higher than their non-veteran counterparts, we’re working with our entertainment industry partners to normalize the depictions of veterans on film and television to dispel common myths about the veteran population.

  5. Harold Abelson:

    If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.


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