Be+disposed

  • 1 be disposed to — index choose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 unable to be disposed of — index inalienable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 disposed — dis|posed [dıˈspəuzd US ˈspouzd] adj formal 1.) be well/favourably/kindly disposed (to/towards sb/sth) to like or approve of someone or something ▪ Management is favourably disposed to the idea of job sharing. 2.) be/feel/seem etc disposed to do… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 disposed — dis|posed [ dı spouzd ] adjective FORMAL 1. ) disposed to likely to behave or think in a particular way: He was a man of good character and was not disposed to violence. 2. ) disposed to used for describing what type of attitude you have toward… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 disposed — adjective (not before noun) 1 well/favourably/kindly disposed (to) liking or approving of someone or something such as an idea or plan: Management is favourably disposed to the idea of job sharing. 2 be disposed to do sth formal feel willing to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 disposed — UK [dɪˈspəʊzd] / US [dɪˈspoʊzd] adjective formal 1) likely to behave or think in a particular way disposed to: He was a man of good character and was not disposed to violence. 2) used for describing what type of attitude you have towards someone… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 Disposed — Dispose Dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disposing}.] [F. disposer; pref. dis + poser to place. See {Pose}.] 1. To distribute and put in place; to arrange; to set in order; as, to dispose the ships in the form of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 disposed — [dɪˈspəʊzd] adj formal 1) be disposed to sth likely to behave or think in a particular way 2) be disposed to do sth to be willing to do something …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 9 be inclined to/towards/to do something — be favourably disposed towards or willing to do. → incline …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 10 be well rid of — be in a better state for having removed or disposed of (a troublesome or unwanted person or thing) …

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  • 11 disposed — [[t]dɪspo͟ʊzd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to inf If you are disposed to do something, you are willing or eager to do it. [FORMAL] We passed one or two dwellings, but were not disposed to stop... I might have been disposed to like him in other… …

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  • 12 disposed — adjective 1) they are philanthropically disposed Syn: inclined, predisposed, minded 2) we are not disposed to argue Syn: willing, inclined, prepared, ready, minded, in the mood 3) he was dis …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 disposed — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, seem ADVERB ▪ favourably/favorably, kindly, well ▪ naturally …

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  • 14 be friends with — phrasal : to have friendly relations with making an effort to be friends with people they essentially disliked * * * be friends with To be on good terms with or well disposed towards • • • Main Entry: ↑friend * * * be (or make) friends with be… …

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  • 15 well disposed — also well disposed ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ to/towards n If you are well disposed to a person, plan, or activity, you are likely to agree with them or support them. They are likely to be well disposed to an offer of a separate peace deal... He felt… …

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  • 16 well-disposed — well dis|posed [ ,wel dı spouzd ] adjective FORMAL tending to be friendly, helpful, or interested: well disposed toward: We re hoping they might feel somewhat well disposed toward us …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 well-disposed — UK [ˌwel dɪˈspəʊzd] / US [ˌwel dɪˈspoʊzd] adjective tending to be friendly, helpful, or interested well disposed towards: We re hoping they might feel somewhat well disposed towards us …

    English dictionary

  • 18 well-disposed — adjective Date: 14th century having a good disposition; especially disposed to be friendly, favorable, or sympathetic …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 ill-disposed — adjective the court may be ill disposed to foreign companies Syn: hostile to, antagonistic to, unfriendly to, unsympathetic to, antipathetic to, inimical to, unfavorable to, adverse to, averse to, at odds with; informal anti, down on Ant:… …

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  • 20 well-disposed — [wel΄dis pōzd′] adj. 1. having a pleasant disposition 2. inclined to be friendly, kindly, or favorable (toward a person) or receptive ( to an idea, etc.) …

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