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dispose

dis·pose

dispose

 
 
pronunciation:
dih spoz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
dispose of
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disposed, disposes, disposing
definition 1: to place or arrange.
She disposed the furniture about the room.
synonyms:
arrange, array, order, organize, place
antonyms:
disorder
similar words:
collocate, marshal, position
definition 2: to put into proper or definitive order; make disposition of.
synonyms:
organize
antonyms:
disorder
similar words:
marshal, regulate, systematize
definition 3: to incline or make willing.
The mild climate disposes us to linger outdoors.
synonyms:
incline, induce, motivate, move, prompt, tempt
antonyms:
indispose
similar words:
bend, cause, inspire, predispose
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to settle matters.
synonyms:
determine, settle
similar words:
decide
phrase: dispose of
derivation: disposed (adj.)