dispose dispose  /dɪs ˈpoʊz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) give, sell, or transfer to another
  2. (v) throw or cast away
  3. (v) make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief
  4. (v) place or put in a particular order
  5. (v) make fit or prepared

Usage(s):

  1. Seechewal has turned his sights onto the tanneries and other factories that dispose of untreated waste in rivers.
  2. Fundamentally, humans are not a species that evolved to dispose of many extra calories beyond what we need to live.
  3. Part of the job of the chief restructuring officer will be to dispose of real estate such as closed factories.

News

  1. BUILDING RAZED

    An unidentified worker with Juszczak Construction prepares to dispose of a wooden plank on Friday from the old Fineman’s Department Store in downtown Chester.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The East Liverpool Review

  2. Redstone Arsenal begins search for buried chemical weapons

    Redstone Arsenal is preparing to uncover and dispose of buried chemical weapons.  Their search is set to start in August.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WAFF 48 News Huntsville

  3. Mobile Co. Gets Grant Money to Dispose of Hazardous Wastes

    Mobile County is hoping a $700,000 will help dispose of household waste. The county received the money as a part of a grant. It will fund community events to dispose...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC 15 Mobile

Quotes

  1. In last week's message, Hayden told CIA employees that "the leaders of our oversight committees in Congress were informed of the videos years ago and of the Agency's intention to dispose of the material. Our oversight committees also have been told...
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Michael Hayden Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. Bernanke said BlackRock was "reasonably confident that we will be able to recover the full amount if we dispose of these assets on a measured basis, rather than sell them all at once."
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: 940 News

  3. "I think the public will step up, if they're told how to dispose of drugs the right way," Simitian said. "If you want people to do the right thing, make it easy for them to do it."
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Joe Simitian Source: Seattle Times

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