To disband is to break up an organization or group. When the soldiers decided to disband, they were breaking up the army and ending the war.

  • The union has been trying to disband for years, but they haven't been able to do it.

  • The group decided to disband after the party.

Definition of disband


stop functioning or cohering as a unit




cause to break up or cease to function

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Example Sentences for disband

  • 1

    They disbanded the unity.

  • 2

    The band disbanded in the summer.

  • 3

    The people disbanded the group.

  • 4

    The remainder of the regiment disbanded.

  • 5

    Afterward, the sextet disbanded permanently.

  • 6

    Did they disband the existence of the police

  • 7

    The group disbanded in the fall of 2001.

  • 8

    They should not have disbanded the unification.

  • 9

    After the failure of this raid, the Commando was disbanded.

  • 10

    In the summer of 1980, the group quietly disbanded.