Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun disposal

4 senses of disposal

Sense 1
disposal -- (the power to use something or someone; "used all the resources at his disposal")
       => power, powerfulness -- (possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade")

Sense 2
administration, disposal -- (a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs))
       => management, direction -- (the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?")

Sense 3
disposal, disposition -- (the act or means of getting rid of something)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

Sense 4
disposal, electric pig, garbage disposal -- (a kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage)
       => kitchen appliance -- (a home appliance used in preparing food)

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