Definitions for: Disposal


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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;
direction.

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.
--Tatler.

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;
control.

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

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