[ US /dɪˈspoʊzd/ ]
[ UK /dɪspˈə‍ʊzd/ ]
  1. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
    he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
    I am not minded to answer any questions
  2. having made preparations
    prepared to take risks
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How To Use disposed In A Sentence

  • The friend had also overheard the man say he had disposed of the handgun used in the crime, according to the in - formant. Just A 'Random' Crime
  • We must remember that the prime motive for Housmann's boulevards and circuses was to ensure that a strategically placed cannon could fire down many streets, quelling the citizens who were periodically disposed to revolution.
  • Even the sight of a gibbet, if it assured him that one robber was safely disposed of by justice, never failed to remind him how many remained still unhanged. Rob Roy
  • Women aren't disposed to sweeter tastes, or men to sourer, Bell says – the fact that we think they are is an element of our cultural story. The truth about men, women and food
  • You're most welcome to join us if you feel so disposed.
  • They disposed of them without much trouble, because their enemies had no organization or strength in any type of numbers.
  • Traders in Waterfoot hit out at DEFRA'S new guidelines that rule all waste disposed of by business owners must be accompanied by a certificate of proof, showing how the waste was disposed.
  • Other, roumyng the cities vp and downe and caryeng alway in bottles faire watre and fresshe, if any man be disposed to drinke, vnasked they willingly proffre it him, and refuse not to take, if he for their gentlenesse offre aught vnto them agayn. The Fardle of Facions, conteining the aunciente maners, customes and lawes, of the peoples enhabiting the two partes of the earth, called Affricke and Asie
  • After several negroes, both male and female, had been disposed of here, the party again adjourned to another sale-room adjoining. Slave Auctions in Richmond, Virginia
  • After the lapse of a fortnight, Hepburn, candidate for congressman-at-large, declined to accept because "it is quite apparent that a very large portion of the Republicans, owing to the unfortunate circumstances which have come to light since the adjournment of the convention, are not disposed to accept its conclusion as an authoritative utterance of the party." [ A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3
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