dispose etymology

English word dispose comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) disposer

Detailed word origin of dispose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
disposer Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
dispose English (eng) (intransitive, used with "of") to eliminate or to get rid of something.. (obsolete) to bargain; to make terms.. (obsolete) to regulate; to adjust; to settle; to determine.. To deal out; to assign to a use.. To distribute and put in place.. To incline.

Words with the same origin as dispose

Descendants of disposer
disposal disposition