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.… …

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  • 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.] …

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  • 6 dispose of — dis·pose of vt dis·posed of, dis·pos·ing of 1: to transfer to the control or ownership of another disposed of the property by will 2: to deal with conclusively: determine finally received petitions for injunctions...The common theme in disposing… …

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  • 7 dispose of — (something) to end a problem. We need to dispose of the threat from diseases that can be easily controlled by vaccination …

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  • 8 dispose of — [v1] throw away adios*, bestow, chuck*, deep six*, destroy, discard, dump, eighty six*, eliminate, file in circular file*, get rid of, give, jettison, junk*, kiss*, kiss off*, make over, part with, relinquish, scrap, sell, transfer, unload;… …

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  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 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… …

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

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  • 12 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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  • 13 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… …

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  • 14 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… …

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

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  • 16 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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  • 17 disposé — Disposé, [dispos]ée. part. Il a les significations de son verbe …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 18 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 …

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  • 19 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 //… …

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  • 20 dispose of — verb deal with or settle (Freq. 2) He disposed of these cases quickly • Hypernyms: ↑manage, ↑deal, ↑care, ↑handle • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * …

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