disposed

  • 1 Disposed — Dis*posed , p. a. 1. Inclined; minded. [1913 Webster] When he was disposed to pass into Achaia. Acts xviii. 27. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined to mirth; jolly. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] {Well disposed}, in good condition; in good health. [Obs …

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  • 2 disposed — [dispōzd′] adj. inclined; having a certain tendency or inclination: often preceded by an adverb [to feel well disposed toward someone] …

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  • 3 disposed — index eager, inclined, prone, ready (willing), receptive, willing (desirous) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 4 disposed of — index complete (ended) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 disposed — (adj.) mid 14c., inclined, in the mood, pp. adjective from DISPOSE (Cf. dispose). Meaning in a certain condition is late 14c.; arranged is 15c …

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  • 6 disposed — [adj] inclined to a type of behavior apt, at drop of hat*, biased, fain, game*, game for, given, liable, likely, minded, of a mind to*, partial, predisposed, prone, ready, subject, tending toward, willing; concepts 542,552 Ant. indisposed,… …

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  • 7 disposed — [[t]dɪspo͟ʊzd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to inf If you are disposed to do something, you are willing or eager to do it. [FORMAL] We passed one or two dwellings, but were not disposed to stop... I might have been disposed to like him in other… …

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  • 8 disposed — adj. (formal) inclined (cannot stand alone) 1) disposed to, towards (he seems well disposed towards us) 2) disposed to + inf. (she is disposed to accept our offer) * * * [dɪs pəʊzd] towards (he seems well disposed towards us) (formal) [ inclined… …

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  • 9 disposed — dis|posed [ dı spouzd ] adjective FORMAL 1. ) disposed to likely to behave or think in a particular way: He was a man of good character and was not disposed to violence. 2. ) disposed to used for describing what type of attitude you have toward… …

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  • 10 Disposed — Dispose Dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disposing}.] [F. disposer; pref. dis + poser to place. See {Pose}.] 1. To distribute and put in place; to arrange; to set in order; as, to dispose the ships in the form of a… …

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  • 11 disposed — dis|posed [dıˈspəuzd US ˈspouzd] adj formal 1.) be well/favourably/kindly disposed (to/towards sb/sth) to like or approve of someone or something ▪ Management is favourably disposed to the idea of job sharing. 2.) be/feel/seem etc disposed to do… …

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  • 12 disposed — adjective (not before noun) 1 well/favourably/kindly disposed (to) liking or approving of someone or something such as an idea or plan: Management is favourably disposed to the idea of job sharing. 2 be disposed to do sth formal feel willing to… …

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  • 13 disposed — UK [dɪˈspəʊzd] / US [dɪˈspoʊzd] adjective formal 1) likely to behave or think in a particular way disposed to: He was a man of good character and was not disposed to violence. 2) used for describing what type of attitude you have towards someone… …

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  • 14 disposed — Synonyms and related words: acquiescent, agreeable, alacritous, aligned, amenable, apt, apt to, ardent, arranged, arrayed, assorted, bent, calculated to, categorized, classified, compliant, composed, consenting, constituted, content, cooperative …

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  • 15 disposed — adjective 1) they are philanthropically disposed Syn: inclined, predisposed, minded 2) we are not disposed to argue Syn: willing, inclined, prepared, ready, minded, in the mood 3) he was dis …

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  • 16 disposed — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, seem ADVERB ▪ favourably/favorably, kindly, well ▪ naturally …

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  • 17 disposed — adjective 1》 inclined or willing: he was not disposed to take the hint. 2》 having a specified attitude to or towards: he is favourably disposed towards the proposals …

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  • 18 disposed — [dɪˈspəʊzd] adj formal 1) be disposed to sth likely to behave or think in a particular way 2) be disposed to do sth to be willing to do something …

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  • 19 disposed — /dəsˈpoʊzd/ (say duhs pohzd) adjective inclined or minded, especially favourably: disposed to leniency; disposed to forgive …

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  • 20 disposed — disposedly, adv. disposedness, n. /di spohzd /, adj. having a certain inclination or disposition; inclined (usually fol. by to or an infinitive): a man disposed to like others. [1300 50; ME. See DISPOSE, ED2] * * * …

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