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dis·pose

 (dĭ-spōz′)
v. dis·posed, dis·pos·ing, dis·pos·es
v.tr.
1. To put into a willing or receptive frame of mind; incline: "If we're going to preach the politics of virtue, then we need to promote the social conditions that dispose people to be virtuous" (Lillian B. Rubin).
2. To place or set in a particular order; arrange: "Sally ... was beginning to loosen the upper sheet and dispose the pillows" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).
v.intr.
To determine the course of events: Man proposes, God disposes.
Phrasal Verb:
dispose of
1. To finish dealing with something; settle: Let's dispose of the matter and turn to something else.
2. To give or transfer to someone else, especially permanently: She disposed of her estate among her heirs. He disposed of his memoirs to a research library.
3. To get rid of; throw out: He disposed of the newspapers after reading them.
4. To kill or destroy.

[Middle English disposen, to arrange, from Old French disposer, alteration (influenced by poser, to put, place) of Latin dispōnere, to arrange : dis-, apart; see dis- + pōnere, to put; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

dis·pos′er n.

dispose

(dɪˈspəʊz)
vb
1.
a. to deal with or settle
b. to give, sell, or transfer to another
c. to throw out or away
d. to consume, esp hurriedly
e. to kill
2. to arrange or settle (matters) by placing into correct or final condition: man proposes, God disposes.
3. (tr) to make willing or receptive
4. (tr) to adjust or place in a certain order or position
5. (often foll by: to) to accustom or condition
n
an obsolete word for disposal, disposition
[C14: from Old French disposer, from Latin dispōnere to set in different places, arrange, from dis-1 + pōnere to place]
disˈposer n

dis•pose

(dɪˈspoʊz)

v. -posed, -pos•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to give a tendency or inclination to; incline: His temperament disposed him to argue readily with people.
2. to put in a particular or the proper order or arrangement; adjust by arranging the parts.
3. to put in a particular or suitable place.
4. to make fit or ready; prepare.
v.i.
5. to arrange or decide matters: to do as God disposes.
6. Obs. to make terms.
7. dispose of,
a. to deal with conclusively; settle.
b. to get rid of; discard or destroy.
c. to give away or sell.
n.
8. Archaic. disposition.
9. Obs. regulation.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French disposer=dis- dis-1 + poser to place (see pose1)]
dis•pos′er, n.
dis•pos′ing•ly, adv.

dispose


Past participle: disposed
Gerund: disposing

Imperative
dispose
dispose
Present
I dispose
you dispose
he/she/it disposes
we dispose
you dispose
they dispose
Preterite
I disposed
you disposed
he/she/it disposed
we disposed
you disposed
they disposed
Present Continuous
I am disposing
you are disposing
he/she/it is disposing
we are disposing
you are disposing
they are disposing
Present Perfect
I have disposed
you have disposed
he/she/it has disposed
we have disposed
you have disposed
they have disposed
Past Continuous
I was disposing
you were disposing
he/she/it was disposing
we were disposing
you were disposing
they were disposing
Past Perfect
I had disposed
you had disposed
he/she/it had disposed
we had disposed
you had disposed
they had disposed
Future
I will dispose
you will dispose
he/she/it will dispose
we will dispose
you will dispose
they will dispose
Future Perfect
I will have disposed
you will have disposed
he/she/it will have disposed
we will have disposed
you will have disposed
they will have disposed
Future Continuous
I will be disposing
you will be disposing
he/she/it will be disposing
we will be disposing
you will be disposing
they will be disposing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disposing
you have been disposing
he/she/it has been disposing
we have been disposing
you have been disposing
they have been disposing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disposing
you will have been disposing
he/she/it will have been disposing
we will have been disposing
you will have been disposing
they will have been disposing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disposing
you had been disposing
he/she/it had been disposing
we had been disposing
you had been disposing
they had been disposing
Conditional
I would dispose
you would dispose
he/she/it would dispose
we would dispose
you would dispose
they would dispose
Past Conditional
I would have disposed
you would have disposed
he/she/it would have disposed
we would have disposed
you would have disposed
they would have disposed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dispose - give, sell, or transfer to another; "She disposed of her parents' possessions"
sell - exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"
redispose - dispose anew; "The goods were redisposed at a great loss"
2.dispose - throw or cast awaydispose - throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
unlearn - discard something previously learnt, like an old habit
deep-six, give it the deep six - toss out; get rid of; "deep-six these old souvenirs!"
jettison - throw away, of something encumbering
junk, scrap, trash - dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
waste - get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
dump - throw away as refuse; "No dumping in these woods!"
retire - dispose of (something no longer useful or needed); "She finally retired that old coat"
abandon - forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
liquidize, sell out, sell up - get rid of all one's merchandise
de-access - dispose of by selling; "the museum sold off its collection of French impressionists to raise money"; "the publishing house sold off one of its popular magazines"
close out - terminate by selling off or disposing of; "He closed out his line of sports cars"
3.dispose - make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them"
predispose - make susceptible; "This illness predisposes you to gain weight"
shape, determine, influence, regulate, mold - shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
disincline, indispose - make unwilling
4.dispose - place or put in a particular order; "the dots are unevenly disposed"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
5.dispose - make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job"
habilitate - qualify for teaching at a university in Europe; "He habilitated after his sabbatical at a prestigious American university"
capacitate - make capable; "This instruction capacitates us to understand the problem"
groom, train, prepare - educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior"

dispose

verb
1. arrange, put, place, group, set, order, stand, range, settle, fix, rank, distribute, array He was preparing to dispose his effects about the room.
2. lead, move, condition, influence, prompt, tempt, adapt, motivate, bias, induce, incline, predispose, actuate theologies which dispose their adherents to fanaticism
dispose of someone kill, murder, destroy, do in (slang), take out (slang), execute, slaughter, dispatch, assassinate, slay, do away with, knock off (slang), liquidate, neutralize, exterminate, take (someone's) life, bump off (slang), wipe from the face of the earth (informal) They had hired an assassin to dispose of him.
dispose of something
1. get rid of, destroy, dump (informal), scrap, bin (informal), junk (informal), chuck (informal), discard, unload, dispense with, jettison, get shot of, throw out or away Fold up the nappy and dispose of it.
2. deal with, manage, treat, handle, settle, cope with, take care of, see to, finish with, attend to, get to grips with the manner in which you disposed of that problem
3. give, give up, part with, bestow, transfer, make over, deliver up He managed to dispose of more money and goods.

dispose

verb
1. To put into a deliberate order:
2. To have an impact on in a certain way:
phrasal verb
dispose of
1. To put into correct or conclusive form:
2. To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example:
Informal: chuck, jettison, shuck (off).
Slang: ditch.
Translations
يُرَتِّب، يُدَبِّريَميلُ إلى
naladitpřipravitrozestavituspořádat
ordnetilbøjelig
útkljávera fús til
atsikratymaskieno nors dispozicijojekieno nors žiniojenusiteiktinuteikti
būt noskaņotamizvietotnoskaņotnovietot
znebiti se
dizmekdüzenlemekistekli olmak

dispose

[dɪsˈpəʊz] VT
1. (= arrange) [+ furniture, ornaments] → disponer, colocar; [+ troops] → desplegar
2. (frm) (= incline) → predisponer
her behaviour did not dispose me to help hersu comportamiento no me predisponía a ayudarla, su comportamiento no hacía que me sintiese inclinado a ayudarla
3. (= decide) → disponer, decidir
dispose of VI + PREP
1. (= get rid of) [+ evidence, body] → deshacerse de; [+ rubbish] → tirar, botar (LAm)
2. (= sell, transfer) [+ goods] → vender; [+ property] → traspasar; [+ rights] → enajenar, ceder
3. (= deal with) [+ matter, problem] → resolver; [+ business] → despachar
4. (= disprove) [+ argument] → echar por tierra
5. (= have at one's command) → disponer de
6. (hum) (= eat) [+ food] → comerse, despachar
7. (= kill) → matar, despachar

dispose

[dɪˈspəʊz] vt (= arrange) → disposer
dispose of
vt fus
(= use) [+ time, money] → disposer de
(= get rid of) [+ unwanted goods] → se débarrasser de; [+ evidence, weapon] → se débarrasser de
[+ rubbish] (= throw out) → jeter (= treat) → traiter
(= sell off) [+ stock] → écouler
(= deal with) [+ problem] → expédier; [+ question] → liquider
(= kill) [+ person] → se débarrasser

dispose

vt
(form: = arrange) shrubs, ornamentsanordnen; people, troopsaufstellen; papersordnen
(= make willing) to dispose somebody to do somethingjdn geneigt machen, etw zu tun
vi ? propose VI b

dispose

[dɪsˈpəʊz] vt (frm) (arrange, furniture) → disporre; (troops) → disporre, schierare
dispose of vi + prep
a. (get rid of, unwanted goods, evidence, rubbish) → sbarazzarsi di, disfarsi di (Comm) (sell) → vendere
b. (deal with, matter, problem) → sistemare

dispose

(diˈspəuz) verb
1. to make inclined. I am not disposed to help him.
2. to arrange or settle.
diˈsposable adjective
intended to be thrown away or destroyed after use. disposable cups/plates.
diˈsposal noun
the act of getting rid of something. the disposal of waste paper.
at one's disposal
available for one's use. They put a car at his disposal during his stay.
dispose of
to get rid of. I've disposed of your old coat.

dispose

vt. disponer; desechar;
to ___ ofdeshacerse de.
References in classic literature ?
I'm the only one here who likes sweet things, and it will mold before I can dispose of it," answered Amy, thinking with a sigh of the generous store she had laid in for such an end as this.
But there remained Koku to dispose of, and he stood smiling broadly as Eradicate shuffled of.
She could speak no English, but when Robert made her understand that the lady who accompanied him was ill and desired to rest, she was all eagerness to make Edna feel at home and to dispose of her comfortably.
If so, we are left to dispose of the awful query, whether each inheritor of the property-conscious of wrong, and failing to rectify it--did not commit anew the great guilt of his ancestor, and incur all its original responsibilities.
Like as not there would come a rush of cattle at the very end of the day, which the men would have to dispose of before they went home, often working by electric light till nine or ten, or even twelve or one o'clock, and without a single instant for a bite of supper.
This profound generic view of the female sex did not seem to dispose Haley particularly to the straight road, and he announced decidedly that he should go the other, and asked Sam when they should come to it.
We must dispose of about the amount of time it ought to take to go to the little hamlet of Abblasoure and put justice on the track of those murderers and get back home again.
I must spend some time with them; I am sure they will want it;afterwards I may probably be glad to dispose of myself.
In the first place, I request you to dispose (as privately as possible) of every article of costume used in the dramatic Entertainment.
Micawber's feelings would never allow him to dispose of them; and Clickett' - this was the girl from the workhouse - 'being of a vulgar mind, would take painful liberties if so much confidence was reposed in her.
As he was at present dressed in a seafaring slop suit, in which he looked as if he had some parrots and cigars to dispose of, I next discussed with him what dress he should wear.
Be it so, since hee Who now is Sovran can dispose and bid What shall be right: fardest from him is best Whom reason hath equald, force hath made supream Above his equals.