Definitions of dispel

  1. To drive away by, or as by, scattering; disperse.
  2. To drive away: to cause to disappear: to banish:- pr. p. dispelling; pa. p. dispelled'.
  3. To drive away; vanish.
  4. To scatter; disperse; dissipate.
  5. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; " Drive away potential burglars"; " drive away bad thoughts"; " dispel doubts"; " The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
  6. to cause to separate and go in different directions, of crowds, for example; " She waved her hand and scattered the crows."
  7. Dispelling.
  8. Dispelled.