- The definition of disposed is someone with the tendency to do something or act in a certain way.
An example of disposed is a person who is usually late to events; they are disposed to being late.
- Disposed is defined as to have been inclined to do or think something, or to get rid of something or put something in a particular place.
- An example of disposed is to have had a tendency to have a headache after drinking red wine; he was disposed to headaches from red wine.
- An example of disposed is to have thrown away the envelope from a letter.
inclined; having a certain tendency or inclination: often preceded by an adverb: to feel well-disposed toward someone
- Having a preference, disposition, or tendency: “a frontier population that was more disposed to risk taking” ( George Black )
- Thrown out; discarded: disposed diapers.
- simple past tense and past participle of dispose
(comparative more disposed, superlative most disposed)
- Inclined; minded.
- These events disposed both Bonaparte and the British cabinet towards peace.
- Its auction marts for sheep and cattle sales are the largest in the south-west of Scotland; at an autumn sale as many as 15,000 sheep and 1400 cattle are disposed of in one day.
- Thus the ancient Greek religion was especially disposed to belief in heroes and demigods.
- CHAGOS, a group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, belonging to Britain, disposed in circular form round the Chagos bank, in 4° 44' t o 7° 39' S., and 70 55' to 72° 52' E.
- In this instance it may happen that the work of intelligence has only been mimicked in nature by blind forces which have accidentally produced organic life; and Mill is disposed to hold that if the evolution of species should be clearly established as due to natural law - if there has been no creation by special interposition - the argument falls to the ground and theism (apparently) is lost.