Synonyms of 'dispose'
to arrange or place in a particular wayHe was preparing to dispose his effects about the room.
He started to arrange the books in piles.
She put her bag on the floor.
Chairs were placed in rows for the parents.
The fact sheets are grouped into seven sections.
A date will be set for a future meeting.
Entries in the book are ordered alphabetically.
Stand the plant in the open in a sunny, sheltered place.
More than 1,500 police are ranged against them.
Right, that's settled then.
He's fixed a time when I can see him.
Daffodils were ranked along a crazy paving path.
A number of cups and saucers were arrayed on a side table.
theologies which dispose their adherents to fanaticism
It was not as straightforward as we were led to believe.
The hearings moved me to come up with these suggestions.
The conference influenced us to launch the campaign.
prompt, , ,
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
His hard work was motivated by a need to achieve.
We mustn't allow it to bias our teaching.
I would do anything to induce them to stay.
the factors which incline us towards particular beliefs
Some factors predispose certain individuals to criminal behaviour.
They were actuated by desire.
See dispose of someone
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in the sense of actuate
to motivate someoneThey were actuated by desire.
in the sense of array
to arrange in orderA number of cups and saucers were arrayed on a side table.
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