Definitions of dispose

dispose (v.) – (angel) to arrange in order; (beer) to lean toward or incline (typically used as a past participle). The general is getting ready to dispose the troops. I am disposed to root for my school’s team.

dispose of (phrasal v.) – (angel) to throw away or discard; (beer) to settle or attend to. As soon as the final exam is over, I’m going to dispose of my math binder. The union leader disposed of the controversy.