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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disposal  \Dis*pos"al\,  n.  [From  {Dispose}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  disposing,  or  disposing  of  anything 
  arrangement;  orderly  distribution;  a  putting  in  order  as 
  the  disposal  of  the  troops  in  two  lines. 
 
  2.  Ordering;  regulation;  adjustment;  management;  government; 
  direction. 
 
  The  execution  leave  to  high  disposal.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Regulation  of  the  fate,  condition,  application,  etc.,  of 
  anything  the  transference  of  anything  into  new  hands,  a 
  new  place  condition,  etc.;  alienation,  or  parting;  as  a 
  disposal  of  property. 
 
  A  domestic  affair  of  great  importance,  which  is  no 
  less  than  the  disposal  of  my  sister  Jenny  for  life. 
  --Tatler. 
 
  4.  Power  or  authority  to  dispose  of  determine  the  condition 
  of  control,  etc.,  especially  in  the  phrase  at  or  in  the 
  disposal  of 
 
  The  sole  and  absolute  disposal  of  him  an  his 
  concerns.  --South. 
 
  Syn:  Disposition;  dispensation;  management;  conduct; 
  government;  distribution;  arrangement;  regulation; 
  control. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disposal 
  n  1:  the  power  to  use  something  or  someone:  "used  all  the 
  resources  at  his  disposal" 
  2:  a  method  of  tending  to  (especially  business)  matters  [syn:  {administration}] 
  3:  the  act  or  means  of  getting  rid  of  something  [syn:  {disposition}] 
  4:  a  kitchen  appliance  for  disposing  of  garbage  [syn:  {electric 
  pig},  {garbage  disposal}] 




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