predispose

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To make someone inclined to something in advance; to influence
To make someone susceptible to something (such as a disease)
{v} to incline or adopt beforehand
{f} dispose in advance, make liable beforehand; make sensitive, make susceptible
If something predisposes you to think or behave in a particular way, it makes it likely that you will think or behave in that way. They take pains to hire people whose personalities predispose them to serve customers well There is evidence to suggest that certain factors predispose some individuals to criminal behaviour. + predisposed pre·dis·posed people who are predisposed to violent crime
make susceptible; "This illness predisposes you to gain weight
To dispose or incline beforehand; to give a predisposition or bias to; as, to predispose the mind to friendship
If something predisposes you to a disease or illness, it makes it likely that you will suffer from that disease or illness. a gene that predisposes people to alcoholism. + predisposed pre·dis·posed Some people are genetically predisposed to diabetes
To make fit or susceptible beforehand; to give a tendency to; as, debility predisposes the body to disease
make susceptible; "This illness predisposes you to gain weight"
predisposed
made susceptible to
predisposed
Simple past tense and past participle of predispose
predisposition
{n} a previous or prior adaption
predisposed
made susceptible; "because of conditions in the mine, miners are predisposed to lung disease
predisposed
past of predispose
predisposed
inclined
predisposed
made susceptible; "because of conditions in the mine, miners are predisposed to lung disease"
predisposes
third-person singular of predispose
predisposing
present participle of predispose
predisposition
Preaching to the converted
predisposition
A latent susceptibility to disease that may be activated under certain conditions, such as by physiologic stresses
predisposition
Instances where learning occurs more rapidly or in a different form than expected
predisposition
To have a tendency or inclination towards something in advance
predisposition
tendency to develop a certain disease
predisposition
{i} previous tendency, predilection, previous inclination; sensitivity, susceptibility (to disease, etc.)
predisposition
The act of predisposing, or the state of being predisposed; previous inclination, tendency, or propensity; predilection; applied to the mind; as, a predisposition to anger
predisposition
If you have a predisposition to behave in a particular way, you tend to behave like that because of the kind of person that you are or the attitudes that you have. There is a thin dividing line between educating the public and creating a predisposition to panic
predisposition
a disposition in advance to react in a particular way
predisposition
an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
predisposition
a disposition in advance to react in a particular way an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
predisposition
Previous fitness or adaptation to any change, impression, or purpose; susceptibility; applied to material things; as, the predisposition of the body to disease
predisposition
the state of being predisposed or susceptible to something, especially to a disease or other health problem
predisposition
the natural tendency a person has, apart from (or before having) any experience, to be morally good or evil (Cf disposition )
predisposition
If you have a predisposition to a disease or illness, it is likely that you will suffer from that disease or illness. a genetic predisposition to lung cancer. a tendency to behave in a particular way or suffer from a particular illness predisposition to/towards
predisposition
An increased likelihood that something will happen If you have a genetic predisposition for heart disease, for example, it increases your chances of being affected But a genetic predisposition to heart disease does not make it a certainty - other factors, such as diet and lifestyle, are also important
predisposition
susceptibility to a pathogen
predispositions
plural of predisposition
predispose
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