Definition of dispose :
1. Cast of mind; disposition; inclination; behavior; demeanor.
2. Disposal; ordering; management; power or right of control.
3. To bargain; to make terms.
4. To deal out; to assign to a use; to bestow for an object or purpose; to apply; to employ; to dispose of.
5. To distribute and put in place; to arrange; to set in order; as, to dispose the ships in the form of a crescent.
6. To exercise finally one's power of control over; to pass over into the control of some one else, as by selling; to alienate; to part with; to relinquish; to get rid of; as, to dispose of a house; to dispose of one's time.
7. To give a tendency or inclination to; to adapt; to cause to turn; especially, to incline the mind of; to give a bent or propension to; to incline; to make inclined; - usually followed by to, sometimes by for before the indirect object.
8. To regulate; to adjust; to settle; to determine.
lead, expel, immure, organize, flip, turf out, characterize, boot out, urge, imprison, like, impel, shut up, jactitate, cast away, toss, gaol, toss away, incite, be given, sky, lag, eject, characterise, move, affect, specify, range, thresh about, place, kick out, prompt, lock, order, fling, toss out, slope, chuck out, actuate, modify, restrict, put behind bars, settle, drive, throw out, banish, sort, jail, stir, distribute, convulse, slash, shut away, lock up, sway, tend, lock away, excite, shake off, influence, condition, ostracize, pitch, compel, cast out, measure up, drum out, cast off, oust, throw away, qualify, lean, marshal, turn out, arrange, motivate, array, tuck away, stipulate, instigate, deploy, cast aside, draw, put aside, cast, chuck, lock in, thresh, induce, put away, ban, splurge, thrash about, remand, exclude, systematize, incline, jug, thrash, throw, persuade, run, predispose, tuck in, advance, put to sleep, incarcerate, ostracise, blackball, shun, throw off
rid (part of speech: verb)
dispel, relegate, leave, abandon, dismiss, part with, desert, forsake, disown, let go, renounce, forgo, shed, relinquish, cancel, reject, drop, release, abdicate, vent, vacate, rid, waive, jettison, discard, capitulate, disclaim, surrender
- How Shall he Dispose of his Estate? - "Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race", Maud Isabel Ebbutt.
- He wishes to restore the absolute power of the Pope, in order that he may dispose of it at his ease. - "The Roman Question", Edmond About.
- Undoubtedly I shall do so, unless I dispose of it this morning. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.