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Definition 1: the act or means of getting rid of something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for disposal in the sense of this definition

(disposal is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of disposal ) (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment

"she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"

(... is a kind of disposal ) the act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people

"the department got a good comb-out"

(... is a kind of disposal ) disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

"the alumni followed a program of annual giving"

(... is a kind of disposal ) the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

(... is a kind of disposal ) the disposal of explosive mines

(... is a kind of disposal ) the disposal of sewage

(... is a kind of disposal ) disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned

Definition 2: a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for disposal in the sense of this definition

(disposal is a kind of ...) the act of managing something

"he was given overall management of the program" "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"

(... is a kind of disposal ) the way of administering a business

(... is a kind of disposal ) administration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output

(... is a kind of disposal ) the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business

"he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"

(... is a kind of disposal ) the act of administering or being in charge of something

"he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"

(... is a kind of disposal ) shrewd or crafty management of public affairs

"we was innocent of stratagems and polity"

(disposal belongs to category ...) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

Definition 3: a kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for disposal in the sense of this definition

(disposal is a kind of ...) a home appliance used in preparing food

Definition 4: the power to use something or someone - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where disposal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • used all the resources at his disposal

(disposal is a kind of ...) possession of controlling influence

"the deterrent power of nuclear weapons" "the power of his love saved her" "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"

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