Iranian police forces have begun harsher crackdowns on protests, using tear gas to disperse crowds.
Both sides accepted congratulations from their respective camps, and then people began to disperse.
When they became too large for us to arrest and disperse we began firing over the crowd or at unoccupied buildings nearby.
“Instead of car tires, concrete blocks are placed there now, and nobody intends to disperse,” the minister said.
The police were quick to arrive on the scene, and fired tear gas to disperse the crowd.
We must protect and disperse our striking forces and increase their readiness for instant reaction.
A little later the crowd at the swimming place began to disperse.
The other servants were dismissed with a princely gratuity, and told to disperse two days after our departure.
They say to hit the waterspout in the centre where it joins the other from below will disperse it.
If he is a credit to that uniform he may, single-handed, disperse a mob.
disperse dis·perse (dĭ-spûrs')
v. dis·persed, dis·pers·ing, dis·pers·es
To cause to separate and move in different directions; scatter.
To cause to vanish or disappear.