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Synonyms for dispel
dɪˈspɛldis·pel

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. dispel

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run offverb

    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, scatterverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dispelverb

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

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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. Neil Patrick Harris:

    How I Met Your Mother. i am happy to dispel any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man.

  3. Christen Kuikoua:

    As children of Earth, born for justice, let no one do evil. In compassion’s light, we find strength to dispel darkness. Together, united, goodness prevails, and justice echoes through our shared humanity.”

  4. Petro Poroshenko:

    War could start at any moment, but we are ready to do everything possible to dispel any room for doubts or retreats.

  5. Canada Mary May Simon:

    These are uncomfortable truths, and often hard to accept. But the truth also unites us as a nation, brings us together to dispel anger and despair, and embrace justice, harmony and trust instead.


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