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dispose of vt
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."]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.