give, sell, or transfer to another
"She disposed of her parents' possessions"
discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away(verb)
throw or cast away
"Put away your worries"
throw out, toss out, lag, discard, put to sleep, convulse, qualify, banish, tuck away, incarcerate, expel, thresh, flip, toss away, boot out, ban, kick out, slash, lock up, lock, turf out, put aside, cast away, remand, advance, shut up, blackball, chuck, jactitate, cast, splurge, cast aside, put behind bars, sky, throw, thresh about, oust, imprison, immure, jail, exclude, thrash about, dismiss, shut away, cast out, jug, pitch, chuck out, thrash, toss, throw away, shun, drum out, turn out, gaol, incline, fling, drop, ostracise, lock in, lock away, ostracize, tuck in, eject, cast off, throw off, shake off, put away, shed
make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
"Their language inclines us to believe them"
place or put in a particular order
"the dots are unevenly disposed"
make fit or prepared
"Your education qualifies you for this job"
stipulate, restrict, toss, throw out, cast out, toss out, fling, measure up, modify, cast away, chuck out, condition, characterize, specify, throw away, qualify, characterise, incline, cast aside, put away, toss away, discard
To eliminate or to get rid of something.
I dispose of my trash in the garbage can.
To distribute and put in place.
To deal out; to assign to a use.
In these uncertain times, I am disposed towards caution. (Used here intransitively in the passive voice)
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To influence (Latin in, in or into, and fluo, flow) is to affect, modify, or act upon by physical, mental, or moral power, especially in some gentle, subtle, and gradual way; as, vegetation is influenced by light; every one is influenced to some extent by public opinion; influence is chiefly used of power acting from without, tho it may be used of motives regarded as forces acting upon the will. Actuate refers solely to mental or moral power impelling one from within. One may influence, but can not directly actuate another; but one may be actuated to cruelty by hatred which another's misrepresentation has aroused. Prompt and stir are words of mere suggestion toward some course of action; dispose, draw, incline, influence, and lead refer to the use of mild means to awaken in another a purpose or disposition to act. To excite is to arouse one from lethargy or indifference to action. Incite and instigate, to spur or goad one to action, differ in the fact that incite may be to good, while instigate is always to evil (compare ABET). To urge and impel signify to produce strong excitation toward some act. We are urged from without, impelled from within. Drive and compel imply irresistible influence accomplishing its object. One may be driven either by his own passions or by external force or urgency; one is compelled only by some external power; as, the owner was compelled by his misfortunes to sell his estate. Compare COMPEL; DRIVE.
Actuated to crime by revenge.
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We haven't really discussed how to dispose of The House, i'm not gon na try to discourage him, you know, he has to do what he thinks is right.
At birth we are provided seeds to sow, but the amount and quality are not equal; the wealthy acquire high quality and limitless amounts, while the poor received the opposite; therefore, the impoverished cannot error while the affluent can dispose handfuls in the wind. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo) – 1995
Unfortunately, just as with opioids, these medicines are far too accessible in bathrooms and bedrooms and kitchen cabinets all over the country, there are increasing numbers of pharmacies and hospitals and health systems that are building take-back programs for individuals seeking to dispose of these medicines. So I think we'll see more of these in the coming years.
Misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop even in sleep thus little by little they train man by force and dispose him to wisdom in spite of himself. Man must learn to think of himself as a limited and dependent being and only suffering teaches him this.
This really is the only way to dispose of the water.
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