dispose of Formal
Meaning: to get rid of something you don't need or don't want any moreSynonym: throw away
- dispose of sth I was fined a hundred dollars for incorrectly disposing of a cigarette. I should have put it into a bin instead of dropping it on the ground.
- dispose of sth In most countries it is illegal to dispose of a dead body yourself. You have to have a registered undertaker dispose of it for you.
dispose of: litter, rubbish, garbage, cigarette, butt, waste, body
A hospital has to dispose of a lot of