Definition of Dispose of
1. Verb. Deal with or settle. "He disposed of these cases quickly"
Definition of Dispose of
1. Verb. (transitive) To get rid of. ¹
2. Verb. (transitive) To transfer to another's control. ¹
3. Verb. (transitive) To deal with conclusively with a threat or a difficult situation. ¹
4. Verb. (transitive) To arrange in an orderly way. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispose Of
Literary usage of Dispose of
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"This is the property which she believed she had ; this is what she really had ; and this is what she intended U> dispose of by her will. ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"... further to con- eider or dispose of it, in absence of parties defendant, despite importance to people of state that subject-matter be determined. ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"... it is not restrained by a. gift over of what the first taker does not dispose of in his lifetime or by his will. ..."
4. The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1883)
"We arrive in China in safety—dispose of the ship—Description of the inhabitants—Arrive at Pekin, and find an opportunity of returning to Europe. ..."
5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"In the reign of Elizabeth, the offence .pf saying that the Queen, by the authority of Parliament, had not powerto dispose of the succession to the Crown was ..."
6. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1897)
""How can we most profitably dispose of our milk the coming slimmer?'' 8. "In how many schools yards of our township are more shade 7. ..."
7. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1903)
"... must be construed to pass the whole estate and interest which AC had power to dispose of in such lands: no contrary intention appearing either by the ..."