Dispose

  • 21 dispose of — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms dispose of : present tense I/you/we/they dispose of he/she/it disposes of present participle disposing of past tense disposed of past participle disposed of 1) dispose of something to get rid of something that …

    English dictionary

  • 22 dispose — dis|pose [dıˈspəuz US ˈspouz] v [T always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: disposer, from Latin disponere to arrange ] formal to arrange things or put them in their places ▪ Chinese vases are disposed around the gallery.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 dispose — dis|pose [ dı spouz ] verb ** dis pose of phrasal verb transitive 1. ) dispose of something to get rid of something that you no longer need or want: Please dispose of all litter in the containers provided. 2. ) dispose of something to remove… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 24 dispose of — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you dispose of something that you no longer want or need, you throw it away. [V P n] Just fold up the nappy and dispose of it in the normal manner. [V P n] ...the safest means of disposing of nuclear waste... [V P n] Engine oil …

    English dictionary

  • 25 dispose — [c]/dəsˈpoʊz / (say duhs pohz) verb (disposed, disposing) –verb (t) 1. to put in a particular or the proper order or arrangement; adjust by arranging the parts. 2. to put in a particular or suitable place. 3. to give a tendency or inclination to; …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 26 dispose — 01. Every year, Americans [dispose] of 1.6 billion pens. 02. Until the 1950s, Tibetans [disposed] of their dead by taking the body up a hill, chopping it into little pieces, and feeding the remains to the birds. 03. Nuclear power plants produce a …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 27 dispose — /dɪ spəυz/ verb ♦ to dispose of to get rid of or to sell, especially cheaply ● to dispose of excess stock ● to dispose of excess equipment ● He is planning to dispose of his business in the new year …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 28 dispose — verb (T) formal to arrange things or put them in their places dispose of sth phrasal verb (T) 1 to get rid of something, especially something that is difficult to get rid of: How did Dahmers dispose of his victims bodies? 2 to deal with something …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 dispose */*/ — UK [dɪˈspəʊz] / US [dɪˈspoʊz] verb Word forms dispose : present tense I/you/we/they dispose he/she/it disposes present participle disposing past tense disposed past participle disposed Phrasal verbs: dispose of …

    English dictionary

  • 30 dispose — /dɪ spəυz/ verb ♦ to dispose of to get rid of or to sell cheaply ● to dispose of excess stock ● He is planning to dispose of his business in the new year …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 31 dispose — disposingly, adv. /di spohz /, v., disposed, disposing, 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… …

    Universalium

  • 32 dispose — verb /dɪsˈpoʊz,dɪˈspəʊz/ a) To eliminate or to get rid of something. I dispose of my trash in the garbage can. b) To distribute and put in place. Now, dear soldiers, march away: / And how thou pleasest, God, dispose the day! Syn: incline …

    Wiktionary

  • 33 dispose of — {v.} 1. To throw away; give away, or sell; get rid of. * /John s father wants to dispose of their old house and buy a new one./ * /The burglars had difficulty in disposing of the stolen jewelry./ 2. To finish. with; settle; complete. * /The boys… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 34 dispose of — {v.} 1. To throw away; give away, or sell; get rid of. * /John s father wants to dispose of their old house and buy a new one./ * /The burglars had difficulty in disposing of the stolen jewelry./ 2. To finish. with; settle; complete. * /The boys… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 35 dispose of — phrasal 1. to place, distribute, or arrange especially in an orderly way 2. a. to transfer to the control of another < disposing of personal property to a total stranger > b. (1) …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 36 dispose of — phr verb Dispose of is used with these nouns as the object: ↑asset, ↑garbage, ↑mine, ↑nappy, ↑property, ↑rubbish, ↑stock, ↑waste …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 37 dispose — Synonyms and related words: adjust, administer, affect, aim, align, allocate, allot, apportion, arrange, array, assign, bear, bend, bend to, bestow, bias, bring, call the shots, carry, collocate, color, compose, conclude, conduce, consume,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 38 dispose of — Synonyms and related words: KO, abandon, abjure, abstract, accomplish, achieve, annihilate, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, attain, bereave of life, call off, cancel, carry away, carry off, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 39 dispose — Singlish (Singapore English) Origin: Singlish Dispose of …

    English dialects glossary

  • 40 dispose\ of — v 1. To throw away; give away, or sell; get rid of. John s father wants to dispose of their old house and buy a new one. The burglars had difficulty in disposing of the stolen jewelry. 2. To finish. with; settle; complete. The boys were hungry,… …

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