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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 lawyer oversaw the disposal of their grandmother's estate.The manufacturer violated regulations on waste disposal.The city needs more trucks for the disposal 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 away cooking wastes.
She tossed the carrot tops in the garbage disposal.
similar words:
grinder
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