To arouse or produce (a thought or feeling)
To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
To exert or have influence on; have an effect on the nature, behavior, development, action, or thought of
To cause to have a bias; influence; prejudice
To instruct in, or imbue with, doctrines, theories, or beliefs, as of a sect
To give motion to; put into action
To cause to learn by example or experience:
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
To discourage is defined as to try to get someone not to do something.
To make willing; incline
To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]
(Scots) To be pleased.
Find another word for predispose. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for predispose, like: urge, inspire, activate, make expectant, make susceptible, influence, bias, indoctrinate, animate, teach and dissuade.