Synonyms of dispose in English:

dispose


See definition of dispose

verb

1‘the chief disposed his attendants in a circle’

SYNONYMS
arrange, order, place, put, position, orient, array, spread out, range, set up, form, organize, seat, stand
marshal, muster, gather, group, assemble
informal park, plant, pop, stick
rare posit

2‘she hoped the trip might dispose her husband to be more charitable’

SYNONYMS
incline, encourage, persuade, predispose, make willing, make, move, prompt, lead, induce, inspire, tempt, motivate, actuate
bias, sway, influence, determine, direct

Phrases

    dispose of

    1‘industrial waste was disposed of in official sites’


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    informal


    British informal


    North American


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    retain

    2‘he had disposed of all his costumes, props, and scenery’


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    informal


    British informal


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    acquire, keep

    3‘she disposed of a fourth cake’


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    informal




    informal


    British informal


    Northern Irish informal


    North American informal


    formal


    rare


    4‘all of them have been efficient in disposing of their rivals by deadly means’


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    informal




    informal


    North American informal


    literary


    5‘she disposed of her errand and went home’


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