- (finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
- 2019 November 21, Samanth Subramanian, “How our home delivery habit reshaped the world”, in The Guardian:
- The consequent traffic is so grave that, last year, councils in England and Wales demanded that the government disburse £1bn a year to them so they could repair roads and tackle congestion.
Usage notes Edit
- Do not confuse with disperse.
Derived terms Edit
to pay out