1 place, arrange, move, adjust, order, array, organize, set up, situate, group, distribute, put:
She is planning how to dispose the furniture in the room.
2 incline, influence, persuade, induce, bend, tempt, move, motivate, lead, prompt, urge:
Her actions disposed me to cut her out of my will.
3 dispose of.
(a) deal with, settle, decide, determine, conclude, finish (with):
I hope we can dispose of these matters quickly.
(b) throw away or out, discard, get rid of, jettison, scrap, Colloq dump, junk, US trash:
Dispose of the remains of the broken chair.
(c) distribute, give out, deal out, give (away), dispense, apportion, parcel out, allot, part with, transfer, make over, bestow, sell:
My grandfather disposed of his wealth before he died.
(d) do away with, finish off, put away, demolish, destroy, consume, devour, eat, Slang kill (off), knock off, polish off:
She could dispose of four hamburgers at one sitting. The boys disposed of Louie because he knew too much.