disporre

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dispōnere, present active infinitive of dispōnō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -orre

Verb[edit]

disporre

  1. (transitive) to place; to arrange; to set out; to organize
    Synonyms: ordinare, sistemare, mettere a posto, collocare, accomodare, mettere, distribuire, allineare, schierare, catalogare, strutturare
    disporre i file sul computerto organize one's computer files
    disporre i propri vestiti per la partenzato arrange one's clothes for the departure
  2. (transitive) to prepare or prime; to dispose (to)
    Synonyms: predisporre, approntare, organizzare, provvedere
    a malecuore mi sono disposto la mente all'ascolto
    I grudgingly primed my mind for listening
  3. (transitive) to command; to mandate; to require
    Synonyms: comandare, dare ordini, imporre, prescrivere, decretare, deliberare
    le regole mi dispongono di estrometterti da scuola
    the rules command me to expel you from school
  4. (transitive, archaic) to expose
  5. (transitive, archaic) to explain; to clarify
  6. (transitive, archaic) to depose
  7. (intransitive) (with di) to entrust; to count (on) (someone)
  8. (intransitive) (with di) to have at one's disposal
    Synonyms: avere a disposizione, possedere, avere
  9. (intransitive) (with di) to guide someone's will; to exploitatively direct (someone); to use (someone)
    lei ha disposto di me al suo piacimento
    she used me for her own gratification
  10. (intransitive) (with di) to make available
    l'università dispone di una biblioteca
    the university makes its library available
  11. (intransitive) (with di) to have employed
    la fabbrica dispone di 500 operai
    the factory has 500 workers employed
  12. (intransitive, banking) (with su or a carico di) to oblige by draft, check, etc.
    l'assegno è disposto a carico della bancathe check is paid out by the bank

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Further reading[edit]

  • disporre in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana