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Adjective: disposed  di'spowzd
  1. Having made preparations
    - fain [archaic], inclined, prepared
     
  2. (usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward
    "he is disposed to ignore matters he considers unimportant";
    - apt, given, minded, tending
Verb: dispose  di'spowz
  1. Give, sell, or transfer to another
    "She disposed of her parents' possessions"
     
  2. Throw or cast away
    - discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
     
  3. Make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
    "Their language disposes us to believe them";
    - incline
     
  4. Place or put in a particular order
    "the dots are unevenly disposed"
     
  5. Make fit or prepared
    "Your education disposes you for this job";
    - qualify

See also: inclined, willing

Type of: determine, flog [Brit], get rid of, groom, influence, lay, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], place, pose, position, prepare, put, regulate, remove, sell, set, shape, train

Antonym: indispose

Encyclopedia: Disposed

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