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Multiple Meanings
dispose — as in:  dispose of the waste

How will they dispose of the waste?
to throw away
dispose — as in:  dispose of the matter

I expect them to dispose of the matter this afternoon.
to settle something so it no longer requires attention
dispose — as in:  dispose of the assets

Will you dispose of your California real estate now that you have moved?
to sell or transfer to another
dispose — as in:  disposed the troops along...

Troops were disposed strategically along the northern border.
to arrange, position, or use things
dispose — as in:  Is she disposed to help?

I am not disposed to help someone who has been so rude.
inclined (with a tendency to; or in the mood to)

Less commonly, disposing of can imply killing someone.
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