dispose of

transitive verb
dis·​pose of
disposed of; disposing of

Legal Definition of dispose of

1 : to transfer to the control or ownership of another disposed of the property by will
2 : to deal with conclusively : determine finally received petitions for injunctions…The common theme in disposing of these— W. J. Brennan, Jr.

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“Dispose of.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/dispose%20of. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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