Antonyms of verb dispose

1 of 5 senses of dispose

Sense 3
dispose, incline -- (make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them")
       Antonym of indispose (Sense 1)
      => indispose, disincline -- (make unwilling)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dispose

5 senses of dispose

Sense 1
dispose -- (give, sell, or transfer to another; "She disposed of her parents' possessions")
       => sell -- (exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit")

Sense 2
discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")
       => get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

Sense 3
dispose, incline -- (make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief; "Their language inclines us to believe them")
       => determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate -- (shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion")

Sense 4
dispose -- (place or put in a particular order; "the dots are unevenly disposed")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 5
qualify, dispose -- (make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job")
       => prepare, groom, train -- (educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior")

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