Definition of Disposal

1. Noun. The power to use something or someone. "Used all the resources at his disposal"

Generic synonyms: Power, Powerfulness



2. Noun. A method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs).
Exact synonyms: Administration
Category relationships: Business, Business Enterprise, Commercial Enterprise
Generic synonyms: Direction, Management
Specialized synonyms: Conducting, Line Management, Organisation, Organization, Running, Polity
Derivative terms: Administer

3. Noun. The act or means of getting rid of something.
Exact synonyms: Disposition
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Specialized synonyms: Appointment, Comb-out, Giving, Abandonment, Mine Disposal, Sewage Disposal, Lending, Loaning
Derivative terms: Dispose, Dispose, Dispose

4. Noun. A kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage.
Exact synonyms: Electric Pig, Garbage Disposal
Generic synonyms: Kitchen Appliance

Definition of Disposal

1. n. The act of disposing, or disposing of, anything; arrangement; orderly distribution; a putting in order; as, the disposal of the troops in two lines.

Definition of Disposal

1. Noun. An arrangement, categorization or classification of things ¹

2. Noun. a disposing of or getting rid of something ¹

3. Noun. the power to use something or someone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disposal

1. the act of disposing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disposal

disported
disporting
disportment
disportments
disports
dispos'd
disposabilities
disposability
disposable
disposable equipment
disposable income
disposable incomes
disposableness
disposables
disposal (current term)
disposal plant
disposall
disposals
dispose
dispose of
disposed
disposed(p)
disposedness
disposer
disposers
disposes
disposing

Literary usage of Disposal

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1. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The object of sewage disposal should in all cases be to render harmless those ... Sewage disposal may be accomplished either by dilution in relatively large ..."

2. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1914)
"The method of disposal of sewage in one city might not be feasible in another. There are certain principles, however, that must be observed in all disposal ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"And the same policy wae observed when provisions was made in 1804 for the disposal of the lands in the Indiana Territory (embracing what is now Illinois and ..."

4. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1907)
"THE CARE AND disposal OF DUPLICATES BY H. RALPH MEAD, Reference Librarian, ... In the disposal of duplicates two chief methods are employed: (i) by auction. ..."

5. The Popular Science MonthlyScience (1893)
"Dead, disposal. Cremation in Japan (Misc.), 40 : 715. — of Dr. C: F. Winslow (Misc., 1 ¡1.), 11 : 765. ... disposal of the D. (9 p.). П: Thompson, 4 : 592. ..."

6. Contributions (1908)
"INTRODUCTION: THE PRESENT STATUS OF THE SEWAGE-disposal PROBLEM. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS By WILLIAM T. SEDGWICK, Director WITH the appearance of a fourth volume of ..."

7. Modern Destructor Practice by Walter Francis Goodrich (1912)
"CHAPTER I. SOME ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF REFUSE disposal. .JUDGING by the attitude of the Local Government Board towards local authorities seeking application ..."

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