Dispose of Law and Legal Definition

The word 'Dispose of' means

  • to attend to or settle . For example, A disposed of the problem quickly.
  • to transfer or part with as by giving or selling. For example, A disposed of all his property before leaving town.
  • to get rid of or throw out. For example, A disposed of the rotten eggs.
  • to kill or destroy. For example, Hitler disposed of all his enemies.

The following is an example of a case law defining the term:

Dispose of is defined as to transfer or give away, as by gift or sale. Bus. Edge Group, Inc. v. Champion Mortg. Co., 519 F.3d 150, 154 (3d Cir. N.J. 2008)