Synonyms for dispel

Synonyms for (verb) dispel

Synonyms: turn back, chase away, run off, drive away, drive off, drive out, dispel

Definition: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

Usage: Drive away potential burglars; drive away bad thoughts; dispel doubts; The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: scatter, dispel, disperse, dissipate, break up

Definition: to cause to separate and go in different directions

Usage: She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

Similar words: divide, separate

Definition: make a division or separation