discharge

discharge
1. verb
1)

after his third violation, Vance was discharged

Syn:
dismiss, eject, expel, throw out, give someone notice; release, let go, fire, terminate; Military cashier; informal sack, give someone the sack, boot out, give someone the boot, turf out, give someone their marching orders, show someone the door, send packing, pink-slip, give some the (old) heave-ho
Ant:
recruit, engage
2)

he was discharged from prison

Syn:
release, free, set free, let go, liberate, let out
Ant:
imprison
3)

oil is routinely discharged from ships

Syn:
send out, release, eject, let out, pour out, void, give off
4)

the swelling will burst and discharge pus

Syn:
emit, exude, ooze, leak
Ant:
absorb
5)

he accidentally discharged the gun

Syn:
fire, shoot, let off; set off, trigger, explode, detonate
6)

the ferry was discharging passengers

Syn:
unload, offload, put off; remove
Ant:
load
7)

they discharged their duties efficiently

Syn:
carry out, perform, execute, conduct, do; fulfill, accomplish, achieve, complete
8)

the executor must discharge the funeral expenses

Syn:
pay, pay off, settle, clear, honor, meet, liquidate, defray, make good; informal square
2. noun
1)

his discharge from the service

Syn:
dismissal, release, removal, ejection, expulsion; Military cashiering; informal the sack, the boot, the ax, a/the pink slip
2)

her discharge from prison

Syn:
release, liberation
3)

a discharge of diesel oil into the river

Syn:
leak, leakage, emission, release, flow
4)

a watery discharge from the eyes

Syn:
emission, secretion, excretion, seepage, suppuration; pus, matter; Medicine exudate
5)

a single discharge of his gun

Syn:
shot, firing, blast; explosion, detonation
6)

the discharge of their duties

Syn:
carrying out, performance, performing, execution, conduct; fulfillment, accomplishment, completion
7)

the discharge of all debts

Syn:
payment, repayment, settlement, clearance, meeting, liquidation

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