dispose

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈspəʊz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈspoʊz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di spōz)

Inflections of 'dispose' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
disposes
v 3rd person singular
disposing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
disposed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
disposed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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dispose

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. dispose of the [body, weapon, gun]
  2. dispose of [evidence, documents, a meal]
  3. dispose of [waste, food, photos, junk]
  4. dispose of garden, food, hazardous, kitchen] waste
  5. dispose (of it) in a trash can
  6. dispose of [incriminating, revealing, damning] evidence
  7. disposed of her [husband, lover, mother-in-law]
  8. (let's) dispose of the [matter, question, subject]
  9. disposed her to [argue, lie, steal]
  10. her [temperament, character, upbringing] disposed her to [argue]
  11. dispose the [pieces, troops, figures]
  12. will be disposed of [in her will, after his death, among her children]
  13. her [estate, possessions, property, assets] will be disposed of
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