What does the word disburse mean?

Usage examples for disburse

  1. Henry Roundtree, a missionary, was laboring among them, and would disburse clothing sent to that point. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  2. Next follow clauses regarding the payment of the money, whereby the Cardinal agrees to disburse sums in advance. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  3. Exhilarating air- good as champagne without " morning after"- up early- go to bed late- authorities provide something better than a broken- down pier, a circulating library, and a rickety bathing- machine- authorities disburse large sums for benefit of visitors- visitors spend lots of money in town- mutual satisfaction- place crowded- capital bands- excellent theatricals - varied entertainments- right way to do it! – Mr. Punch at the Seaside by Various