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1 discharge /dɪsˈtʃɑɚʤ/ verb
discharges; discharged; discharging
1 discharge
/dɪsˈtʃɑɚʤ/
verb
discharges; discharged; discharging
Learner's definition of DISCHARGE
[+ object] : to allow (someone) to leave a hospital, prison, etc.
[+ object]
: to take away the job of (someone) : to end the employment of (someone)
: to end the service of (someone) in a formal or official way
: to release (someone) from duty
: to shoot or fire (a weapon)
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to allow (someone) to get out of a vehicle
: to send out (a liquid, gas, or waste material)
[+ object]
[no object]
: to send out (electricity)
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] formal
: to do what is required by (something)
: to pay (a debt)
2 discharge /ˈdɪsˌtʃɑɚʤ/ noun
plural discharges
2 discharge
/ˈdɪsˌtʃɑɚʤ/
noun
plural discharges
Learner's definition of DISCHARGE
: the release of someone from a hospital, prison, etc.
[noncount]
[count]
: the act of firing or dismissing someone from a job
[noncount]
[count]
[count] : the act of ending a person's service to the military
◊ A dishonorable discharge is given to a soldier who has done something wrong and is forced to leave the military.
◊ An honorable discharge is given to a soldier who has not done anything wrong and is not being forced to leave.
: the act of firing a weapon
[noncount]
[count]
[count] : a liquid or gas that flows out of something
[noncount] : the movement of a liquid or gas from something
[count] : a flow of electricity
formal : the act of doing what is required or of paying a debt
[noncount]
[count]
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