HyperDic: dispose

English > 5 senses of the word dispose:
VERBpossessiondisposegive, sell, or transfer to another
possessiondispose, discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
cognitiondispose, inclinemake receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
contactdisposeplace or put in a particular order
changedispose, qualifymake fit or prepared
dispose > pronunciation
Soundsdihspow'z
RhymesAmbrose ... Windows: 49 rhymes with owz...
English > dispose: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive, sell, or transfer to another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"She disposed of her parents' possessions"
Narrowerredisposedispose anew
BroadersellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
Nounsdispositionthe act or means of getting rid of something
English > dispose: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningthrow or cast away.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdiscard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
Narrowerabandonforsake, leave behind
close outterminate by selling off or disposing of
de-accessdispose of by selling
deep-six, give it the deep sixtoss out
dumpthrow away as refuse
jettisonthrow away, of something encumbering
retiredispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
sell out, sell up, liquidizeGet rid of all one's merchandise
trash, junk, scrapdispose of (something useless or old)
unlearndiscard something previously learnt, like an old habit
wasteGet rid of
Broaderget rid of, removedispose of
Spanisharrojar, botar, descartar, desechar, deshacerse, echar, expulsar, naufragar, olvidar, tirar
Catalanapartar, descartar, expel·lir, expulsar, gitar, llençar
Nounsdisposal, dispositionthe act or means of getting rid of something
English > dispose: 5 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningmake receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymincline
Narrowerpredisposemake susceptible
Broaderdetermine, shape, mold, influence, regulateshape or influence
Oppositeindispose, disinclinemake unwilling
Spanishinclinar
Catalaninclinar
Nounsdispositionan attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
English > dispose: 5 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningPlace or put in a particular order.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the dots are unevenly disposed"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishcolocar
English > dispose: 5 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmake fit or prepared.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymqualify
Narrowercapacitatemake capable
habilitateQualify for teaching / teaching at a university in Europe
Broaderprepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
Oppositedisqualify, unfit, indisposemake unfit or unsuitable
Spanishadecuar, capacitar, cualificar
Catalanfer apropiat, qualificar

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