dispose of sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “dispose of sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

"dispose of sb/sth" in British English

See all translations

dispose of sb/sth

phrasal verb with dispose uk   /dɪˈspəʊz/  us   /-ˈspoʊz/ verb formal
C1 to get ​rid of someone or something or ​deal with something so that the ​matter is ​finished: How did they ​dispose of the ​body? It took only five ​minutes for the ​worldchampion to ​dispose of (= ​defeat) his ​opponent.
More examples
(Definition of dispose of sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dispose of sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 清除, 处理, 解决…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清除, 處理, 解決…
What is the pronunciation of dispose of sb/sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


(a plan showing) the subjects or books to be studied in a particular course, especially a course that leads to an exam

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More