HyperDic: disposal

English > 4 senses of the word disposal:
NOUNattributedisposalthe power to use something or someone
actdisposal, administrationa method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
actdisposal, dispositionthe act or means of getting rid of something
artifactdisposal, electric pig, garbage disposala kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage
disposal > pronunciation
Soundsdihspow'zahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > disposal: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe power to use something or someone.
Example"used all the resources at his disposal"
Broaderpower, powerfulnesspossession of controlling influence
Spanishalcance, disposición
Catalandisposició
English > disposal: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs).
Synonymadministration
Categorycommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
NarrowerconductingThe way of administering a business
line managementAdministration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output
organization, organisationThe act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business
polityshrewd or crafty management of public affairs
runningThe act of administering or being in charge of something
Broadermanagement, directionThe act of managing something
Spanishadministración, disposición, gerencia, gestión, regulación
Catalanadministració, disposició, gestió, regulació
English > disposal: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act or means of getting rid of something.
Synonymdisposition
NarrowerabandonmentThe voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
appointment(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment
comb-outThe act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people
givingdisposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return
lending, loaningdisposing of money / money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
mine disposalThe disposal of explosive mines
sewage disposalThe disposal of sewage
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Verbsdisposethrow or cast away
English > disposal: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage.
Synonymselectric pig, garbage disposal
Broaderkitchen applianceA home appliance used in preparing food
Spanishbasura, triturador de basura
Catalanbrossa, cubell de les escombraries, deixalles, escombraries, galleda de les escombraries

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