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Definition of "disposal" []

  • A particular order, distribution, or placement: a pleasing disposal of plants and lawn. (noun)
  • A particular method of attending to or settling matters. (noun)
  • Transference by gift or sale. (noun)
  • The act or process of getting rid of something. (noun)
  • An electric device installed below a sink that grinds garbage so it can be flushed away. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disposal" in a sentence
  • "Besides the material at my disposal is all too sparse and mundane, I possess a few details about my characters and those details are not very revealing; details that stem from me only to return to me; the craft of carpentery. '"
  • "All you have at your disposal is your ingenuity, and one of those [...]"
  • "All you have at your disposal is your ingenuity, and one of those next-generation mobile phones fitted with satellite-navigation and loaded with a gaming database that maps a fantasy universe on to real-world locations."