Need another word that means the same as “disposable”? Find 11 synonyms and 30 related words for “disposable” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Disposable” are: throwaway, expendable, replaceable, inessential, unessential, skippable, available, usable, accessible, obtainable, spendable
Disposable as an Adjective
Definitions of "Disposable" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “disposable” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Free or available for use or disposition.
- Designed to be disposed of after use.
- (of an article) intended to be thrown away after use.
- (chiefly of financial assets) readily available for the owner's use as required.
- (of a person or idea) able to be dispensed with; easily dismissed.
Synonyms of "Disposable" as an adjective (11 Words)
|accessible||Capable of being reached.|
The town is accessible by bus.
|available||Convenient for use or disposal.|
He was available and willing to accompany her.
|expendable||Of relatively little significance, and therefore able to be abandoned or destroyed.|
The region is expendable in the wider context of national politics.
|inessential||Not absolutely necessary.|
|obtainable||Capable of being obtained.|
Customers financial details are easily obtainable.
|replaceable||Denoting those hydrogen atoms in an acid which can be displaced by metal atoms when forming salts.|
A knife with a replaceable blade.
|skippable||(of an activity, event, etc.) not worth doing or attending.|
Why did elite men s players treat the Olympics as a skippable event.
|spendable||Remaining after taxes.|
|throwaway||Intended to be thrown away after use.|
A throwaway camera.
|unessential||Not absolutely necessary; inessential.|
A train has broken down resulting in a call to postpone all unessential travel.
|usable||Fit or ready for use or service.|
Usage Examples of "Disposable" as an adjective
- Disposable nappies.
- Disposable paper cups.
- A disposable razor.
- He made a mental inventory of his disposable assets.
- The poor performer is motivated by the fear that he or she is highly disposable.
- Every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire.
- Disposable assets.
Associations of "Disposable" (30 Words)
|bin||Store something especially wine in a bin.|
The whole idea had to be binned.
|detritus||Gravel, sand, silt, or other material produced by erosion.|
The streets were foul with detritus.
|diaper||A linen or cotton fabric woven in a repeating pattern of small diamonds.|
|discard||Anything that is cast aside or discarded.|
West led a heart and East was able to discard his club loser.
|disposal||The action of overcoming a rival or threat.|
Disposals of fixed and non current assets.
|dispose||Incline (someone) towards a particular activity or mood.|
The Scottish champions were buoyant after they disposed of English champions Leeds.
|dump||A heap of rubbish left at a dump.|
She dumped her knapsack on the floor.
|dumping||Selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market.|
|garbage||A receptacle where waste can be discarded.|
She tossed the moldy bread into the garbage.
|incinerator||A furnace for incinerating (especially to dispose of refuse.|
|jettison||The action of jettisoning something.|
The jettison lever.
I only have an hour to get all my junk together.
|landfill||Waste material used in landfill sites.|
Our reusable packaging eliminates tons of landfill.
|litter||Provide a horse or other animal with litter as bedding.|
The spiders live in leaf litter.
|napkin||A square piece of cloth or paper used at a meal to wipe the fingers or lips and to protect garments.|
She unfolded her napkin and put it on her lap.
|recycle||Convert (waste) into reusable material.|
He reserves the right to recycle his own text.
|recycling||The act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products.|
A call for the recycling of all paper.
|refuse||Refuse to accept.|
He s so conceited he d never believe anyone would refuse him.
|reusable||An item which can be used again or more than once.|
Reusable shopping bags.
|reuse||The action of using something again.|
The tape could be magnetically erased and reused.
|rubble||Waste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc., especially as the debris from the demolition of buildings.|
Two buildings collapsed trapping scores of people in the rubble.
|scavenge||Search for discarded items or food in (a place.|
The feral cat preferred to scavenge carrion from the forest floor.
|sewage||Waste matter carried away in sewers or drains.|
You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree.
|trash||Nonsensical talk or writing.|
She almost trashed the email window.
|usable||Fit or ready for use or service.|
|waste||Run off as waste.|
The wastefulness of missed opportunities.
|wastebasket||A waste-paper basket.|