Meaning of “dispose of something” in the English Dictionary


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dispose of something

phrasal verb with dispose us /dɪˈspoʊz/ verb [ T ]

to get rid of something; throw out or destroy:

Every month he must dispose of the oil his restaurant uses to fry potatoes.
The House will take up other issues once the tax bill is disposed of (= dealt with and completed).

(Definition of “dispose of something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)