Dispose

  • 1 disposé — disposé, ée [ dispoze ] adj. • 1370 bien, mal disposé « en bonne, mauvaise santé »; de disposer 1 ♦ Arrangé, placé. Fleurs disposées avec goût. Objets disposés symétriquement. 2 ♦ Être disposé à : être préparé à, avoir l intention de. ⇒ 1. prêt… …

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  • 2 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 crescent.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 disposé — disposé, ée (di spô zé, zée) part. passé. 1°   Arrangé. Les feuilles disposées autour de la tige. Toutes choses disposées en un ordre admirable. 2°   Préparé pour, en parlant des choses. Une salle disposée pour un bal.    Absolument. •   Jamais… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 4 dispose — dis‧pose [dɪˈspəʊz ǁ ˈspoʊz] verb dispose of something phrasal verb [transitive] 1. to get rid of something that is no longer needed or wanted: • We charge customers as little as DM50 to dispose of an old computer terminal. 2. COMMERCE …

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  • 5 Dispose — Dis*pose , n. 1. Disposal; ordering; management; power or right of control. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] But such is the dispose of the sole Disposer of empires. Speed. [1913 Webster] 2. Cast of mind; disposition; inclination; behavior; demeanor. [Obs.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 dispose — ► VERB 1) (dispose of) get rid of. 2) arrange in a particular position. 3) give, sell, or transfer (money or assets). 4) incline (someone) towards a particular activity or frame of mind. DERIVATIVES disposer noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 dispose — [di spōz′] vt. disposed, disposing [ME disposen < OFr disposer, to put apart, hence arrange < perf. stem of L disponere, to arrange: see DIS & POSITION] 1. to place in a certain order or arrangement 2. to arrange (matters); settle or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Dispose — Dis*pose , v. i. To bargain; to make terms. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] She had disposed with C[ae]sar. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Dispose — is design pattern which is used to handle resource clean up in systems which use garbage collection. See also * Finalizer * Object lifetime * Destructor (computer science) …

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  • 10 dispose — I (apportion) verb deal out, distribute, dole out, fix, mete out, parcel out, place II (incline) verb affect, arrange, bend, bias, decide, determine, incline, induce, influence, put, sway, tend, verge associated concepts: disposing mind and… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 dispose — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. disposer (13c.) arrange, order, control, regulate (influenced in form by poser to place ), from from L. disponere put in order, arrange, distribute, from dis apart (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + ponere to put, place (see… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 dispose — predispose, bias, *incline Analogous words: influence, *affect, sway …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 dispose — [v] place, order; deal with actuate, adapt, adjust, arrange, array, bend, bias, call the tune*, condition, determine, distribute, fix, govern, group, incline, induce, influence, lay down the law*, lead, locate, make willing, marshal, methodize,… …

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  • 14 disposé — Disposé, [dispos]ée. part. Il a les significations de son verbe …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 15 dispose — v. 1) (d; intr.) to dispose of ( to deal with ) (to dispose of the opposition) 2) (d; intr.) to dispose of ( to get rid of ) (to dispose of the rubbish) 3) (formal) (H) ( to incline ) what disposed him to do it? * * * [dɪs pəʊz] (formal) (H) ( to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 disposé — adj. DISPOZÂ, Â / âye, É (Albanais.001 / Saxel.002). A1) être bien disposé, être de bonne humeur : étre byin dispozâ (002), étre byê disposé dispozâ // vèryà // tornâ // vichà // lnâ <être bien disposé disposé // viré // tourné // vissé //… …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 17 dispose — dis|pose [dıˈspəuz US ˈspouz] v [T always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: disposer, from Latin disponere to arrange ] formal to arrange things or put them in their places ▪ Chinese vases are disposed around the gallery.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 dispose — dis|pose [ dı spouz ] verb ** dis pose of phrasal verb transitive 1. ) dispose of something to get rid of something that you no longer need or want: Please dispose of all litter in the containers provided. 2. ) dispose of something to remove… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 dispose — [c]/dəsˈpoʊz / (say duhs pohz) verb (disposed, disposing) –verb (t) 1. to put in a particular or the proper order or arrangement; adjust by arranging the parts. 2. to put in a particular or suitable place. 3. to give a tendency or inclination to; …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 dispose — 01. Every year, Americans [dispose] of 1.6 billion pens. 02. Until the 1950s, Tibetans [disposed] of their dead by taking the body up a hill, chopping it into little pieces, and feeding the remains to the birds. 03. Nuclear power plants produce a …

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