dispose

(redirected from disposes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for dispose

Synonyms for dispose

to have an impact on in a certain way

dispose of: to put into correct or conclusive form

dispose of: to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

Synonyms for dispose

give, sell, or transfer to another

Related Words

make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief

place or put in a particular order

make fit or prepared

References in classic literature ?
They cannot dispose of these surpluses to one another.
We extended this process to all the countries on the planet, till every country was producing every year, and every day, an unconsumed surplus, which it could dispose of to no other country.
As to your goods, I pray you take them, and dispose of them as you please.
While they were thus deliberating upon our fate, we were imploring the succour of the Almighty with fervent and humble supplications, entreating him in the midst of our sighs and tears that he would not suffer his own cause to miscarry, and that, however it might please him to dispose of our lives--which, we prayed, he would assist us to lay down with patience and resignation worthy of the faith for which we were persecuted--he would not permit our enemies to triumph over the truth.
Paris was the best place in which to dispose of her effects, and thither she and Adrienne came, without a moment's delay.
She then began to look about her for a shop in which she might dispose of something for the moment.
Madame," she said, in timid tones, for want had not yet made Adrienne bold or coarse, "I have a thimble to dispose of--could you be induced to buy it?
First taking another look at the pretty little hand and fingers, to make certain the thimble might not be reclaimed, when satisfied that it really belonged to her who wished to dispose of it, she ventured to answer.
They dispose kings to tyranny, husbands to jealousy, wise men to irresolution and melancholy.
The original causes which dispose men to the things which I have mentioned are, taken in one manner, seven in number, in another they are more; two of which are the same with those that have been already mentioned: but influencing in a different manner; for profit and honour sharpen men against each other; not to get the possession of them for themselves (which was what I just now supposed), but when they see others, some justly, others [1302b] unjustly, engrossing them.
I've been into the City to-day as you know," Trent continued, "and I found as I expected that you have been making efforts to dispose of your share in the Bekwando Syndicate.
Why, no,' said the collector; 'they couldn't very well dispose of her at night, and so she is staying with an acquaintance of hers, and another young lady; they both belong to the theatre.
We therefore, who are the registers of that lottery, shall imitate those sagacious persons who deal in that which is drawn at Guildhall, and who never trouble the public with the many blanks they dispose of; but when a great prize happens to be drawn, the newspapers are presently filled with it, and the world is sure to be informed at whose office it was sold: indeed, commonly two or three different offices lay claim to the honour of having disposed of it; by which, I suppose, the adventurers are given to understand that certain brokers are in the secrets of Fortune, and indeed of her cabinet council.
Rawdon had kindly busied themselves with Sir Pitt, who was to dispose of the remainder most advantageously for her, when he had time.
It is a little impaired in its expressiveness by his having a shut-up gape still to dispose of, with watering eyes.
Full browser ?