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dispose -- as in: dispose of the waste
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as in: dispose of the waste Define
to throw away
  • How will they dispose of the waste?
  • I put it in the garbage disposal.
  • Cousin Joshua was frustrated by the authorities when he fired upon the president of the University, who in his opinion was little more than a sewage disposal expert.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • In the walls of the cubicle there were three orifices. To the right of the speakwrite, a small pneumatic tube for written messages, to the left, a larger one for newspapers; and in the side wall, within easy reach of Winston’s arm, a large oblong slit protected by a wire grating. This last was for the disposal of waste paper.
    George Orwell  --  1984

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  • Unaware of public scrutiny from above, Judge Taylor disposed of the severed end [of his cigar] by propelling it expertly to his lips and saying, "Fhluck!" He hit the spittoon so squarely...
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Meanwhile at Anvard everyone was very glad that he had been disposed of before the real fun began, which was a grand feast held that evening on the lawn before the castle, with dozens of lanterns to help the moonlight.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • The disposal of sewage and waste
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • My job was to pick the piles up and dispose of them.
    Kaye Gibbons  --  Ellen Foster
  • If it were possible, the car looked worse than before—like a toy that someone had wedged down the sink and run through the garbage disposal.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Although several smallish temporary bunkers for extermination were thrown up in 1942, there was a crisis that arose in terms of facilities for killing and disposal which could only be remedied by the completion of the immense new crematoriums at Birkenau.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • The implications that I could so readily dispose of Peeta, that I’m in love with Gale, that the whole thing has been an act.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • He said it as indifferently as if he were speaking of having disposed of a used piece of clothing.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • But this mass murder was, for its moment in the evolution of Auschwitz-Birkenau, huge, one of the largest yet staged, complicated by logistical problems and considerations of space and disposal not until then encountered at such a complex level.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Stuffed into a closet in her private dressing room—a sanctum never penetrated by Blackstock—were over seventy empty quart bottles of Southern Comfort, which the poor woman apparently dreaded to risk disposing of, although she plainly had no trouble acquiring the powerful sweet elixir and stowing it away by the case.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I’ve been told that they were among the thousands who were taken from their parents but not considered racially suitable and so consigned for disposal—meaning extermination—at Maidanek or Auschwitz.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
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as in: dispose of the waste Define
to throw away
as in: dispose of the matter Define
to settle something so it no longer requires attention
as in: dispose of the assets Define
to sell or transfer to another
as in: disposed the troops along... Define
to arrange, position, or use things
as in: Is she disposed to help? Define
inclined (with a tendency to; or in the mood to)
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