This page is about the phrasal verb dispose ofFORMAL
to get rid of something you don't need or don't want any more
- 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.
Nouns often used as objects with dispose of: litter, rubbish, garbage, cigarette, butt, waste, body
A hospital has to dispose of a lot of
Contributor: Matt Errey