Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
disposal

dis·pos·al

disposal

 
 
pronunciation:
dih spo zl
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a giving away or a getting rid of something.
The manufacturer violated regulations on waste disposal.disposal of an estatedisposal of garbage
synonyms:
disposition
similar words:
discarding, dispensation, distribution, dumping, elimination, rejection, removal, remove, settlement, transfer
definition 2: authority to control or direct someone or something.
We are at your disposal.
synonyms:
command, control, discretion, disposition
similar words:
direction, management, power
definition 3: an arrangement or placement; disposition.
synonyms:
arrangement, disposition, organization, placement
similar words:
array, distribution, grouping, layout, ordering
definition 4: a device for grinding and flushing cooking wastes.
a garbage disposal
similar words:
grinder
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature