Synonyms of dispose in English:

dispose


See definition of dispose

verb

1‘the chief disposed his attendants in a circle’

SYNONYMS

arrange, order, place, put, position, orient, array, spread out, range, set up, form, organize, seat, stand

marshal, muster, gather, group, assemble

informal park, plant, pop, stick

rare posit

2‘she hoped the trip might dispose her husband to be more charitable’

SYNONYMS

incline, encourage, persuade, predispose, make willing, make, move, prompt, lead, induce, inspire, tempt, motivate, actuate

bias, sway, influence, determine, direct


Phrases

    dispose of

      1‘industrial waste was disposed of in official sites’

      SYNONYMS

      throw away, throw out, cast out, get rid of, do away with, discard, jettison, abandon, eject, unload

      scrap, destroy

      informal

      dump, ditch, chuck, chuck out, chuck away, junk, get shut of

      British informal

      get shot of

      North American

      trash

      ANTONYMS

      retain

      2‘he had disposed of all his costumes, props, and scenery’

      SYNONYMS

      part with, give away, make over, hand over, deliver up, bestow, transfer

      sell, auction

      unload, palm off, fob off

      informal

      get shut of, see the back of

      British informal

      get shot of

      ANTONYMS

      acquire, keep

      3‘she disposed of a fourth cake’

      4‘he robbed her and then disposed of her’

      See kill

      5‘she disposed of her errand and went home’

      SYNONYMS

      deal with, discharge, execute, perform, do, sort out, settle, finish, conclude, end, dispatch