What is another word for disposals?

Pronunciation: [dɪspˈə͡ʊzə͡lz] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the term 'disposals' which refers to the act of getting rid of something. Some of the synonyms are 'elimination', 'destruction', 'discarding', 'dumping', 'jettisoning', and 'abandonment'. Each of these synonyms has a different connotation and can be used in a variety of contexts. For instance, 'elimination' implies a complete removal of something, while 'destruction' suggests the act of breaking down something into smaller bits. 'Discarding' and 'dumping' connote a haphazard and careless way of getting rid of something. 'Jettisoning' implies a deliberate and necessary abandonment, while 'abandonment' suggests leaving something behind without care or concern. All these synonyms for 'disposals' can come in handy when you need to describe the action of getting rid of something or someone.

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Usage examples for Disposals

At such disposals of household effects volumes sometimes come to light that have been buried for generations among lumber.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
Article V. The Consuls and Vice-Consuls respectively, shall have the exclusive right of receiving in their chancery, or on board their vessels, the declarations and all other the acts which the captains, masters, crews, passengers, and merchants of their nation may choose to make there, even their testaments and other disposals by last will: and the copies of the said acts, duly authenticated by the said Consuls or Vice-Consuls, under the seal of their consulate, shall receive faith in law, equally as their originals would, in all the tribunals of the dominions of the M. C. King and of the United States.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson"
Thomas Jefferson
And, among other things, they tell me how the House this day is still as backward for giving any money as ever, and do declare they will first have an account of the disposals of the last Poll-bill, and eleven months' tax: and it is pretty odde that the very first sum mentioned in the account brought in by Sir Robert Long, of the disposal of the Poll-bill money, is L5000 to my Lord Arlington for intelligence; which was mighty unseasonable, so soon after they had so much cried out against his want of intelligence.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright"
Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke

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  • I did kung fu up until two weeks before Benjamin was born, and yoga three days a week. I think a lot of people get pregnant and decide they can turn into garbage disposals. I was mindful about what I ate, and I gained only 30 pounds.
    Gisele Bundchen

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