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    discharge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word discharge

    Definition
    (noun) the sudden giving off of energy Definition
    (noun) the act of venting
    Synonyms : venting
    Definition
    (noun) a substance that is emitted or released
    Synonyms : emission
    Definition
    (noun) any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
    Synonyms : emission , expelling
    Example Sentence
    • the discharge of pus
    Definition
    (noun) electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field Definition
    (noun) the pouring forth of a fluid
    Synonyms : outpouring , run
    Definition
    (noun) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) Definition
    (noun) a formal written statement of relinquishment
    Synonyms : release , waiver
    Definition
    (noun) the act of discharging a gun
    Synonyms : firing , firing off
    Definition
    (verb) complete or carry out
    Synonyms : complete , dispatch
    Example Sentence
    • discharge one's duties
    Definition
    (verb) pour forth or release
    Example Sentence
    • discharge liquids
    Definition
    (verb) free from obligations or duties
    Synonyms : free
    Definition
    (verb) remove the charge from Definition
    (verb) go off or discharge
    Synonyms : fire , go off
    Example Sentence
    • The gun fired
    Definition
    (verb) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    Synonyms : acquit , assoil , clear , exculpate , exonerate
    Example Sentence
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges
    Definition
    (verb) eliminate (a substance)
    Synonyms : eject , exhaust , expel , release
    Example Sentence
    • combustion products are exhausted in the engine
    • the plant releases a gas
    Definition
    (verb) leave or unload
    Synonyms : drop , drop off , put down , set down , unload
    Example Sentence
    • unload the cargo
    • drop off the passengers at the hotel
    Definition
    (verb) cause to go off
    Synonyms : fire
    Example Sentence
    • fire a gun
    • fire a bullet
    Definition
    (verb) release from military service
    Synonyms : muster out
    Definition
    (verb) become empty or void of its content
    Synonyms : empty
    Example Sentence
    • The room emptied
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