• WordNet 3.6
    • n disburser someone who spends money to purchase goods or services
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Disburser One who disburses money.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n disburser One who pays out or disburses money.
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In literature:

The total disbursements for the year have been $328,788.43.
"American Missionary, Volume XLII. No. 11. November 1888" by Various
The only difference from a hotel lay in the choice character of the company, and the fact that not a farthing might be disbursed.
"Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science, No. 23, February, 1873, Vol. XI. No. 23." by Various
The total disbursements on account of the work for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1894, amounted to $10,365,676.81.
"Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
The amount collected and disbursed by charitable Associations can be only approximated to.
"The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902)" by John O'Rourke
That the sum of $2,500 be appropriated to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Treasury in bestowing rewards upon W.T.
"Messages and Papers of William McKinley V.2." by William McKinley
The disbursements have been large.
"David Lockwin--The People's Idol" by John McGovern
Travelling expenses and other necessary disbursements in addition to fee for services.
"The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, No. 733, January 11, 1890" by Various
The next is the system of revenue and disbursements which has been adopted by the Government.
"American Eloquence, Volume II. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1896)" by Various
The governors who have been here have used no system in making disbursements from the royal exchequer.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, Volume V., 1582-1583" by Various
He gathered in and disbursed with a lavish magnificence.
"Destiny" by Charles Neville Buck
In all, it has disbursed in that time $1,426,208.
"Direct Legislation by the Citizenship through the Initiative and Referendum" by James W. Sullivan
You don't approve of Carnegie's methods of disbursing wealth.
"The Treasure of Heaven" by Marie Corelli
The State takes a sensible view of the disbursements of the inheritance of a minor.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
Every dollar has been collected by Mr. Bosler, and every dollar has been disbursed by Mr. Bosler.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Legal" by Robert G. Ingersoll
During 1919 it collected $56,209 and disbursed $54,959.
"The History of the Negro Church" by Carter Godwin Woodson
We thanked him kindly, and having disbursed that sum reserved our plates for inanimate curiosities.
"Nooks and Corners of Old England" by Allan Fea
We have here a very important series of books called Disbursement books.
"Twelve Good Musicians" by Frederick Bridge
Mrs. Sangster preferred paying in kind to disbursing her silver.
"Inchbracken" by Robert Cleland
Nothing is clear or certain except the disbursement.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
The disbursements were, printing, publication, paper, and copy-rights, L254 2s.
"The Baptist Magazine, Vol. 27, June 1835" by Various

In poetry:

"If Justice Philips' costive head
Some frigid Rhymes disburses;
They shall like Persian Tales be read,
And glad both Babes and Nurses.
"Sandys Ghost ; A Proper Ballad on the New Ovid's Metamorphosis" by Alexander Pope
In the twilight of my audacity
I saw you flee the world, the burnt highways
Of summer gave up their light: I
Followed you with the uncommon span
Of fear-supported and disbursed eyes.
"Ignis Fatuus" by Allen Tate
Although then others court you, if ye know
What's done on earth, we shall not fare the worse,
Who do not so;
Since we are ever ready to disburse,
If any one our Master's hand can show.
"To All Angels And Saints" by George Herbert

In news:

450,000 left to disburse .
Taking all of these facts into consideration, it appears that archers likely will encounter a healthy population, but also a very disbursed population.
This, only weeks after the county disbursed $6.7 million in $100 checks to each property owner in Frederick County.
The European Commission expects eurozone finance ministers to follow through on their promise to disburse a 34.4-billion-euro (44.8-billion-dollar) bailout tranche to Greece on Thursday.
The International Monetary Fund will not disburse Greece's next bailout tranche until the country completes a voluntary buy back of its debt, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday.
The US Department of Education said today that it intends to begin talks in September on new federal student-aid regulations, specifically relating to the use of debit cards to disburse financial aid.
Ken Feinberg, second from right, meets with Aurora theater shooting victims at the Aurora Public Library to discuss how the $5 million victims fund will be disbursed.
Federal regulators say that Higher One Holdings Inc is making restitution of about $11 million to college students across the country because of how it handled fees on some financial aid disbursements.
Audit discovered that funds had not been disbursed.
Perrysville Village Council decides to invest estate tax disbursement.
European Union financial officials agree to disburse $64 billion installment to cash-strapped country.
BRUSSELS Greece's euro partners have agreed to hand over the next disbursement of the country's bailout loans.
Banks and financial firms now control or influence federal financial aid disbursement to more than 9 million students.
GlobalGiving's Donna Callejon (pictured with resident "underdog," Dixon) says in 2010, GlobalGiving disbursed $11 million to nearly 1,300 projects in approximately 100 countries.
Given federal and state regulations­, especially now, there are many policies and procedures related to applying for, awarding, and disbursing aid that can't be avoided.