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Definition of 'dispel'

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It is also important to dispel the myths about what working in a particular industry or for a less well known employer might entail, he adds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What does a parent do to dispel her fears? Christianity Today (2000)But a quick look around him would have soon dispelled such notions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Thirteen myths are dispelled in the book. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)But he is also quick to dispel any idea that it is a holiday job. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Reports like this one do not help to dispel that myth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And he did not dispel that idea with his impressive battling. The Sun (2010)At some point in the next few months he will get the opportunity to dispel the myth. The Sun (2014)And there was little to dispel that notion last night as passes went astray with barely an apology. The Sun (2010)The lobby group said the finding dispelled the myth that builders are hanging on to land purely to benefit from rising prices. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When people in their social circles are positive and supportive, fear is dispelled and courage renewed. Martin, April The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)This week's figures should dispel fears of flagging margins. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The move will dispel fears of a meltdown at Liverpool. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After he spent a happy weekend leaping out upon a teddy bear and blowing its ears to kingdom come, all fear was dispelled. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I imagined that he would need more time, but he dispelled that notion yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A specialist in disability consulting, she says consultants can help dispel fears about minority groups. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This will also dispel fears about other diseases such as cancer or heart disease or leukaemia, which may be preying on a young mind. MacIntyre, Anne M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)The Justice Secretary was criticised for failing to dispel fears over the uncertainties of leaving. The Sun (2016)So far there has been little evidence to dispel the feeling that they would be England's strongest partnership in that position. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That the stadium was one-third full does little to dispel the notion that it was a cup tie too far for the people of Sunderland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Synonyms of 'dispel'

drive away, dismiss, eliminate, resolve

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Translations for 'dispel'

British English: dispel VERB
To dispel an idea or feeling that people have means to stop them having it.
The President is attempting to dispel the notion that he has neglected the economy.

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