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Meaning of DISPOSAL

Pronunciation:  di'spowzul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a method of tending to (especially business) matters
  2. [n]  the act or means of getting rid of something
  3. [n]  a kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage
  4. [n]  the power to use something or someone; "used all the resources at his disposal"

DISPOSAL is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: administration, disposition, electric pig, garbage disposal
 See Also: abandonment, appointment, comb-out, conducting, deed, direction, effort, exploit, feat, giving, judicature, justice, kitchen appliance, lending, line management, loaning, management, mine disposal, organisation, organization, polity, power, powerfulness, running, sewage disposal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis*pos"al\, n. [From {Dispose}.]
1. The act of disposing, or disposing of, anything;
   arrangement; orderly distribution; a putting in order; as,
   the disposal of the troops in two lines.

2. Ordering; regulation; adjustment; management; government;

         The execution leave to high disposal. --Milton.

3. Regulation of the fate, condition, application, etc., of
   anything; the transference of anything into new hands, a
   new place, condition, etc.; alienation, or parting; as, a
   disposal of property.

         A domestic affair of great importance, which is no
         less than the disposal of my sister Jenny for life.

4. Power or authority to dispose of, determine the condition
   of, control, etc., especially in the phrase at, or in, the
   disposal of.

         The sole and absolute disposal of him an his
         concerns.                             --South.

Syn: Disposition; dispensation; management; conduct;
     government; distribution; arrangement; regulation;

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