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Definitions of disposal

  1. a method of tending to (especially business) matters Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of disposing, or disposing of, anything; arrangement; orderly distribution; a putting in order; as, the disposal of the troops in two lines. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Power or authority to dispose of, determine the condition of, control, etc., especially in the phrase at, or in, the disposal of. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Arrangement; order; control; right of giving or bestowing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The act of disposing: order: arrangement: management: right of bestowing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act or power of disposing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The act of disposing; arrangement; distribution; sale; control; outlay. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of disposing or arranging; regulation, order, or arrangement; power of ordering or arranging; power, right, or act of bestowing or giving away. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A setting or arranging; order; arrangement of things; power or right of bestowing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for disposal

  1. Clearly with those at his disposal – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  2. The Princess Metternich put her salon at the Marquis's disposal and he spent half his time teaching some of his pupils. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone