disposed


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dis·posed

 (dĭ-spōzd′)
adj.
1. Having a preference, disposition, or tendency: "a frontier population that was more disposed to risk taking" (George Black).
2. Thrown out; discarded: disposed diapers.

disposed

(dɪˈspəʊzd)
adj
a. having an inclination as specified (towards something)
b. (in combination): well-disposed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disposed - having made preparations; "prepared to take risks"
willing - disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers"
2.disposed - (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
inclined - (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; "inclined to be moody"

disposed

adjective inclined, given, likely, subject, ready, prone, liable, apt, predisposed, tending towards, of a mind to I might be disposed to like him in other circumstances.

disposed

adjective
Having or showing a tendency or likelihood:
Translations

disposed

[dɪsˈpəʊzd] ADJ (frm) to be disposed to do sthestar dispuesto a hacer algo
to be favourably disposed towards sth/sbtener una disposición favorable hacia algo/algn
see also ill-disposed, well-disposed

disposed

[dɪˈspəʊzd] adj
to be disposed to do sth → être disposé(e) à faire qch
to be well disposed towards sb, to be favourably disposed towards sb → être bien disposé(e) envers qn
to be ill disposed towards sb → être mal disposé(e) envers qn

disposed

adj (form)
to be disposed to do something (= prepared)bereit sein, etw zu tun; (= inclined)etw tun wollen; to be well or favourably (Brit) or favorably (US) disposed to(wards) somebodyjdm wohlgesinnt sein; to be well or favourably (Brit) or favorably (US) disposed to(wards) somethingeiner Sache (dat)wohlwollend gegenüberstehen ? also ill-disposed
(form, = arranged) → angeordnet; the choir was disposed in the most original wayder Chor war sehr originell aufgestellt

disposed

[dɪsˈpəʊzd] adj to be disposed to do sthessere disposto/a a fare qc
to be well disposed towards sb/sth → essere ben disposto/a verso qn/qc
References in classic literature ?
Having told how she disposed of her tales, Jo added, "And when I went to get my answer, the man said he liked them both, but didn't pay beginners, only let them print in his paper, and noticed the stories.
But the river was filled with them, and no sooner had the one nearest the unfortunate Indian been disposed of than another made a dash for the man.
The holes were several yards apart, and were disposed with a good deal of regularity, almost as if the town had been laid out in streets and avenues.
While the husbandman shrank back from the dangerous passes, within the safer boundaries of the more ancient settlements, armies larger than those that had often disposed of the scepters of the mother countries, were seen to bury themselves in these forests, whence they rarely returned but in skeleton bands, that were haggard with care or dejected by defeat.
A thousand dreadful apprehensions presented themselves to my view, and had undoubtedly disposed me to melancholy, if further indulged.
Those venerable personages in the coop, too, seem very affably disposed.
As was usually the case wherever Hester stood, a small vacant area -- a sort of magic circle -- had formed itself about her, into which, though the people were elbowing one another at a little distance, none ventured or felt disposed to intrude.
Having impulsively, it is probable, and perhaps somewhat prematurely revealed the prime but private purpose of the Pequod's voyage, Ahab was now entirely conscious that, in so doing, he had indirectly laid himself open to the unanswerable charge of usurpation; and with perfect impunity, both moral and legal, his crew if so disposed, and to that end competent, could refuse all further obedience to him, and even violently wrest from him the command.
That done, if it belong to a small whale it is hoisted on deck to be deliberately disposed of.
Fortunately, the policeman is disposed to be reasonable, and so it is not Marija who is flung out of the place.
Shelby was a fair average kind of man, good-natured and kindly, and disposed to easy indulgence of those around him, and there had never been a lack of anything which might contribute to the physical comfort of the negroes on his estate.
They will wait, well disposed, for other to remedy the evil, that they may no longer have it to regret.