Dispensation vs Disposal - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between dispensation and disposal

is that dispensation is the act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by god to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration while disposal is an arrangement, categorization or classification of things.

dispensation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration.
  • That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed
  • A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations.
  • The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.).
  • disposal

    English

    Alternative forms

    * disposall

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An arrangement, categorization or classification of things
  • a disposing of or getting rid of something
  • the power to use something or someone