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pre·dis·pose

 (prē′dĭ-spōz′)
v. pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing, pre·dis·pos·es
v.tr.
1. To make (someone) inclined to something in advance: His good manners predispose people in his favor.
2. To make susceptible or liable: conditions that predispose miners to lung disease.
v.intr.
To provide an inclination or susceptibility: a genetic trait that predisposes to the development of cancer.

predispose

(ˌpriːdɪˈspəʊz)
vb (tr)
1. (often foll by: to or towards) to incline or make (someone) susceptible to something beforehand
2. chiefly law to dispose of (property, etc) beforehand; bequeath
ˌpredisˈposal n

pre•dis•pose

(ˌpri dɪˈspoʊz)

v. -posed, -pos•ing. v.t.
1. to make susceptible or liable: genetic factors predisposing us to disease.
2. to dispose beforehand; incline; bias.
v.i.
3. to give or furnish a tendency or inclination.
[1640–50]
pre`dis•pos′al, n.

predispose


Past participle: predisposed
Gerund: predisposing

Imperative
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Present
I predispose
you predispose
he/she/it predisposes
we predispose
you predispose
they predispose
Preterite
I predisposed
you predisposed
he/she/it predisposed
we predisposed
you predisposed
they predisposed
Present Continuous
I am predisposing
you are predisposing
he/she/it is predisposing
we are predisposing
you are predisposing
they are predisposing
Present Perfect
I have predisposed
you have predisposed
he/she/it has predisposed
we have predisposed
you have predisposed
they have predisposed
Past Continuous
I was predisposing
you were predisposing
he/she/it was predisposing
we were predisposing
you were predisposing
they were predisposing
Past Perfect
I had predisposed
you had predisposed
he/she/it had predisposed
we had predisposed
you had predisposed
they had predisposed
Future
I will predispose
you will predispose
he/she/it will predispose
we will predispose
you will predispose
they will predispose
Future Perfect
I will have predisposed
you will have predisposed
he/she/it will have predisposed
we will have predisposed
you will have predisposed
they will have predisposed
Future Continuous
I will be predisposing
you will be predisposing
he/she/it will be predisposing
we will be predisposing
you will be predisposing
they will be predisposing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been predisposing
you have been predisposing
he/she/it has been predisposing
we have been predisposing
you have been predisposing
they have been predisposing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been predisposing
you will have been predisposing
he/she/it will have been predisposing
we will have been predisposing
you will have been predisposing
they will have been predisposing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been predisposing
you had been predisposing
he/she/it had been predisposing
we had been predisposing
you had been predisposing
they had been predisposing
Conditional
I would predispose
you would predispose
he/she/it would predispose
we would predispose
you would predispose
they would predispose
Past Conditional
I would have predisposed
you would have predisposed
he/she/it would have predisposed
we would have predisposed
you would have predisposed
they would have predisposed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.predispose - make susceptible; "This illness predisposes you to gain weight"
dispose, incline - make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them"

predispose

verb
1. incline, influence, prepare, prompt, lead, prime, affect, prejudice, bias, induce, dispose, sway, make you of a mind to Some factors predispose certain individuals to criminal behaviour.
2. make liable to, lay open to, make susceptible to, make vulnerable to, make prone to, put at a risk of people whose lifestyles predispose them to AIDS

predispose

verb
To have an impact on in a certain way:
Translations

predispose

[ˈpriːdɪsˈpəʊz] VTpredisponer
some people are predisposed to diabeteshay gente propensa or predispuesta a la diabetes
I was predisposed to believe himtenía predisposición a creerle

predispose

[ˌpriːdɪˈspəʊz] vtprédisposer
to predispose sb to do sth → prédisposer qn à faire qch

predispose

vtgeneigt machen; (Med) → prädisponieren, anfällig machen (to für); to predispose somebody toward(s) somebody/somethingjdn für jdn/etw einnehmen; it predisposes me to believe that …das führt mich zu der Annahme, dass …; people are predisposed to behave in certain waysdie Menschen sind so veranlagt, sich in einer bestimmten Weise zu verhalten; I’m not predisposed to help himich bin nicht geneigt, ihm zu helfen

predispose

[ˌpriːdɪsˈpəʊz] vtpredisporre

pre·dis·pose

v. predisponer.

predispose

vt predisponer