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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To cast aside or dispose of; get rid of.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To cast aside or dispose of; get rid of. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A person or thing that is cast out or rejected.

Usage examples (38)
  • The fire is believed to have been started by a discarded cigarette.
  • Verb (used with object) : to discard an old hat
  • Right now, what we discard is an inherent part of what we consume.
  • The first reaction, which we should discard, is here comes 'X-Men 4. for more
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  • ''discard" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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