well-disposed

  • 1 well disposed — ˌwell disˈposed [well disposed] adjective well disposed (towards/to sb/sth) having friendly feelings towards sb or a positive attitude towards sth • It s a country that is well disposed to the West. Opp: ↑ …

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  • 2 well-disposed — well dis posed adj feeling friendly towards a person or positive about an idea or plan well disposed to/towards ▪ I did not feel particularly well disposed towards him …

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  • 3 well-disposed — well dis|posed [ ,wel dı spouzd ] adjective FORMAL tending to be friendly, helpful, or interested: well disposed toward: We re hoping they might feel somewhat well disposed toward us …

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  • 4 Well disposed — Disposed Dis*posed , p. a. 1. Inclined; minded. [1913 Webster] When he was disposed to pass into Achaia. Acts xviii. 27. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined to mirth; jolly. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] {Well disposed}, in good condition; in good… …

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  • 5 well-disposed — well′ disposed′ adj. 1) feeling favorable, sympathetic, or kind: well disposed toward our plan[/ex] 2) of pleasant disposition • Etymology: 1350–1400 …

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  • 6 well-disposed — index inclined, peaceable, prone, propitious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 well disposed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a positive, sympathetic, or friendly attitude …

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  • 8 well-disposed — [wel΄dis pōzd′] adj. 1. having a pleasant disposition 2. inclined to be friendly, kindly, or favorable (toward a person) or receptive ( to an idea, etc.) …

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  • 9 well disposed — also well disposed ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ to/towards n If you are well disposed to a person, plan, or activity, you are likely to agree with them or support them. They are likely to be well disposed to an offer of a separate peace deal... He felt… …

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  • 10 well-disposed — /ˈwɛl dəspoʊzd/ (say wel duhspohzd) adjective 1. rightly or properly disposed; well meaning. 2. favourably or kindly disposed: well disposed hearts. Also, (especially in predicative use), well disposed /wɛl dəsˈpoʊzd/ (say wel duhs pohzd) …

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  • 11 well-disposed — adj. well disposed towards * * * [ˌweldɪs pəʊzd] well disposed towards …

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  • 12 well-disposed — UK [ˌwel dɪˈspəʊzd] / US [ˌwel dɪˈspoʊzd] adjective tending to be friendly, helpful, or interested well disposed towards: We re hoping they might feel somewhat well disposed towards us …

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  • 13 well-disposed — /wel di spohzd /, adj. favorably, sympathetically, or kindly disposed: The sponsors are well disposed toward our plan. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …

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  • 14 well-disposed — see well disposed …

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  • 15 well-disposed — adjective feeling friendly towards a person or positive about an idea or plan (+ to/towards): The management is not well disposed towards technical innovation …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 well-disposed — Synonyms and related words: acquiescent, advocating, agreeable, alacritous, amenable, amiable, amicable, approving, ardent, backing, beneficent, benevolent, benign, benignant, brotherly, compliant, congenial, consenting, content, cooperative,… …

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  • 17 well-disposed — adjective Date: 14th century having a good disposition; especially disposed to be friendly, favorable, or sympathetic …

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  • 18 well-disposed — adjective friendly and sympathetic …

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  • 19 well-disposed to — (Roget s IV) , modif. Syn. willing, friendly, encouraging; see favorable 3 …

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  • 20 well disposed — friendly, easy going …

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