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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 for "dispel":

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

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How to use dispel in a sentence?

  1. Lawrence Stager:

    The Philistines have had some bad press, and this will dispel a lot of myths.

  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. Bryant McGill:

    In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.

  4. 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)

  5. Perfecto Yasay:

    I am just saying this to dispel the reports that have been said that China came out victorious in the ASEAN meeting because we precisely agreed to not mentioning the arbitral award, but that (was) not the object of our meeting in ASEAN. The arbitral award is a matter between China and the Philippines.


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