What does the word discard mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To reject; dismiss.

Usage examples for discard

  1. Dimsdale stepped down and began slowly to discard his coat and his waistcoat. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. A suit of gray denim awaited him there and he'd never discard it. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  3. I know concerning the dress the reason for which I have adopted it, but I know not in what manner I am to discard it. – Joan of Arc by Ronald Sutherland Gower