Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary


One entry found for dispel.
Main Entry: dis·pel
Pronunciation: di-'spel
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): dis·pelled; dis·pel·ling
Etymology: Middle English, from Latin dispellere, from dis- + pellere to drive, beat -- more at FELT
Date: 15th century
: to drive away by or as if by scattering : DISSIPATE <dispel a rumor>
synonym see SCATTER