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synonyms for predispose

  • dispose
  • incline
  • activate
  • affect
  • animate
  • bend
  • bias
  • cultivate
  • govern
  • impress
  • indoctrinate
  • induce
  • inspire
  • lead
  • prejudice
  • prepare
  • prime
  • prompt
  • stimulate
  • strike
  • sway
  • teach
  • urge
  • make expectant
  • make of a mind to
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antonyms for predispose

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  • comply
  • consent
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • ignore
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • neglect
  • obey
  • prevent
  • stop
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How to use predispose in a sentence

While there’s still a lot researchers don’t know, some believe, based on case-reports, that people who are predisposed to mental illness, particularly schizophrenia, are more at risk.
MEDITATION ISN’T ALWAYS CALMING. FOR A SELECT FEW, IT MAY LEAD TO PSYCHOSIS.CLAIRE MALDARELLIJUNE 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
People who are genetically predisposed to schizophrenia might be more likely to suffer these side-effects, experts point out.
MEDITATION ISN’T ALWAYS CALMING. FOR A SELECT FEW, IT MAY LEAD TO PSYCHOSIS.CLAIRE MALDARELLIJUNE 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Scientists used to believe women were predisposed to identifying their children’s cries, while men exhibited worse traits of recognition.
DISCOVER THE SCIENCE OF FATHERHOODSEAN CULLIGANJUNE 18, 2021OZY
We don’t know if those six cases had some other conditions that would have predisposed them to having blood clots like this.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IF YOU’VE RECEIVED THE JOHNSON & JOHNSON CORONAVIRUS VACCINELENNY BERNSTEIN, ALLYSON CHIUAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This narrative of how good movies are made is so deeply ingrained in our culture that it’s been incredibly hard to displace, even in an era when we’re more predisposed to examine the toxicity inherent to this method of moviemaking.
WE GIVE GENIUSES LICENSE TO BE JERKS. MIKE NICHOLS TRIED NOT TO BE ANYHOW.EMILY VANDERWERFFAPRIL 2, 2021VOX
On the flip side, someone who is not predisposed may experience stress but not develop depression, he notes.
TEEN DEPRESSION LINKED TO HOW THE BRAIN PROCESSES REWARDSALISON PEARCE STEVENSMARCH 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
At just the age when they are biologically predisposed to seek independence from their families, teens have been trapped at home.
THE LONELINESS OF AN INTERRUPTED ADOLESCENCEELLEN MCCARTHYFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The use of alcohol is believed by many physicians to predispose a person to tuberculosis.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
The same causes also predispose plants as well as animals, to epidemic attacks of disease.
EPIDEMICS EXAMINED AND EXPLAINED: OR, LIVING GERMS PROVED BY ANALOGY TO BE A SOURCE OF DISEASEJOHN GROVE
But her experience of Montrose and Meath did not predispose her towards the provincial atmosphere.
LOLA MONTEZEDMUND B. D'AUVERGNE
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDISPOSE

  • actuate
  • arbitrate
  • call the shots
  • cinch
  • clinch
  • complete
  • dispose
  • drive
  • end
  • figure
  • finish
  • fix upon
  • halt
  • impel
  • incline
  • induce
  • move
  • nail down
  • opt
  • ordain
  • persuade
  • pin down
  • predispose
  • regulate
  • resolve
  • rule
  • settle
  • take a decision
  • tap
  • terminate
  • ultimate
  • wind up
  • wrap up
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