What does the word dispose mean?

Usage examples for dispose

  1. " And that I know not how to dispose of, for it would be dangerous to play the same trick again. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  2. He could dispose of a number of trivial events in a single sentence. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  3. Whenever he comes, he may dispose of my faithful services. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various