discharge

Part of speech: verb

To send forth; emit; unload, as a ship or cargo; fire, as a gun; dismiss, as an employee; set free; as a prisoner; pay, as a debt; perform, as a duty.

Part of speech: verb

To deliver a charge; unload a cargo or burden; send forth contents; shoot; fire; pour.

Part of speech: noun

The act of discharging; an unloading; dismissal; release.

Part of speech: noun

That which discharges, as a certificate.

Part of speech: noun

That which is discharged, or thrown out or off, as from a wound.

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Usage examples "discharge":

  1. You must buy his discharge, and get him home and married to the Englebourn beauty as soon as possible. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. All you have to do is to discharge your arabeah, and walk in the direction the man takes, keeping your distance in case you're watched. - "It Happened in Egypt", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
  3. It is plain that he was led to talk as he did to the foreman on account of the latter's having informed him of the sudden discharge of my men this morning. - "The Moon Metal", Garrett P. Serviss.