force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings;
"Drive away potential burglars"
"drive away bad thoughts"
"The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
to cause to separate and go in different directions;
"She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
- It is the task of a fighter to dispel darkness.
- Nothing could dispel the torpidity of the indifferent audience.
- I thought,if I had caused the cloud,it was my duty to make an effort to dispel it.
- The wind soon dispelled the fog.
- We are trying to dispel his doubts.
The fresh air could do little toward dispelling the sickening odours.出自： M. Mitchell
The court first dispelled any shareholder's liability under the restrictive covenant.出自：New York Law Journal
Any sense of obligation..was dispelled by their knowing that they were useful to their hostess.出自： J. Cheever
Cupboard doors were open to dispel monsoon damp.出自： N. Sahgal