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dispose (v.)

late 14c., disposen, "set in order, place in a particular order; give direction or tendency to; incline the mind or heart of," from Old French disposer (13c.) "arrange, order, control, regulate" (influenced in form by poser "to place"), from Latin disponere "put in order, arrange, distribute," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + ponere "to put, place" (past participle positus; see position (n.)). Related: Disposed; disposing.

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Definitions of dispose from WordNet

dispose (v.)
give, sell, or transfer to another;
She disposed of her parents' possessions
dispose (v.)
throw or cast away;
Synonyms: discard / fling / toss / toss out / toss away / chuck out / cast aside / throw out / cast out / throw away / cast away / put away
dispose (v.)
make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief;
Synonyms: incline
dispose (v.)
place or put in a particular order;
the dots are unevenly disposed
dispose (v.)
make fit or prepared;
Synonyms: qualify
From wordnet.princeton.edu