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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Release or dismissal especially from an office or employment.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Release or dismissal especially from an office or employment. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To allow someone to leave somewhere, especially the hospital or the army, navy, etc.

Usage examples (39)
  • The only way to get rid of responsibilities is to discharge them.
  • discharge liquids
  • The discharge of pus
  • discharge one's duties for more
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