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An exudate.
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  1. An exudate.
  2. Something exuded, as sweat
  3. The act or an instance of oozing forth.
A process in which a gland, tissue, etc. produces a biochemical and releases it into the organism for special use by the organism or for excretion
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  1. A process in which a gland, tissue, etc. produces a biochemical and releases it into the organism for special use by the organism or for excretion
  2. The process of secreting a substance, especially one that is not a waste, from the blood or cells:
  3. A substance, such as saliva, mucus, tears, bile, or a hormone, that is secreted.
Soft mud or slime; esp., the deep layers of sediment at the bottom of a lake, ocean, etc.
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  1. Soft mud or slime; esp., the deep layers of sediment at the bottom of a lake, ocean, etc.
  2. An infusion of plant material, as from oak bark, formerly used in tanning.
  3. A layer of mudlike sediment on the floor of oceans and lakes, composed chiefly of remains of microscopic sea animals.
The act or process of flowing out:
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  1. The act or process of flowing out:
  2. The amount flowing out:
  3. Something that flows out:
An explosion.
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  1. An explosion.
  2. The act of exploding.
A release of mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy in a sudden and often violent manner with the generation of high temperature and usually with the release of gases.
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  1. A release of mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy in a sudden and often violent manner with the generation of high temperature and usually with the release of gases.
  2. The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
  3. A sudden, great increase:
A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
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  1. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
  2. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
  3. An explosive noise:
A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
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  1. A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
  2. (--- Sports) The action of throwing a ball or propelling a puck:
  3. A document authorizing release, as from an obligation, from prison, etc.
(Now chiefly US) Specifically, the forceful removal of a politician or regime from power; coup.
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  1. (Now chiefly US) Specifically, the forceful removal of a politician or regime from power; coup.
  2. (Law) The wrongful exclusion or dispossession of one from real property to which one is entitled by law.
  3. (Property law) Action by a cotenant that prevents another cotenant from enjoying the use of jointly owned property.
The disorganization or disarming of troops which have previously been mobilized or called into active service; the change from a war footing to a peace footing; the act of demobilizing.
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  1. The disorganization or disarming of troops which have previously been mobilized or called into active service; the change from a war footing to a peace footing; the act of demobilizing.
To remove the contents of a packed trunk, suitcase, etc.
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  1. To remove the contents of a packed trunk, suitcase, etc.
  2. To remove the contents of (a suitcase, for example).
  3. To remove from a package or container, particularly with respect to items that had previously been arranged closely and securely in a pack.
To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
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  1. To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
  2. To set free from physical restraint or binding; let go:
  3. To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
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  1. To cause to happen, come, etc.; give
  2. To dispatch someone to do an errand or convey a message:
  3. To dispatch, as by a communications medium:
(Literary, archaic) To emit; to produce; to let out
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  1. (Literary, archaic) To emit; to produce; to let out
To diffuse or seem to radiate
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  1. To diffuse or seem to radiate
  2. To pass out in drops through pores, an incision, etc.; ooze; discharge
  3. To discharge or emit (a liquid or gas, for example) gradually.
To move with great speed or power:
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  1. To move with great speed or power:
  2. To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
  3. To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
To supply with fuel; tend the fire of
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  1. To supply with fuel; tend the fire of
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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  1. (Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see let,‎ go.
  3. (Euphemistic) To fail to maintain a standard of appearance, behavior, or performance.
To take the place of or fill the role of:
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  1. To take the place of or fill the role of:
  2. To provide a substitute or equivalent for
  3. To provide a substitute for (something broken or unsatisfactory, for example):
To remove (a burden, etc.)
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  1. To remove (a burden, etc.)
  2. (Baseball) To serve as a relief pitcher
  3. To ease, lighten, or reduce (pain, anxiety, etc.)
To set free (a slave, etc.); release from bondage, servitude, or serfdom
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  1. To set free (a slave, etc.); release from bondage, servitude, or serfdom
  2. (Law) To release (a child) from parental control and supervision
(Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
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  1. (Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
  2. To release from slavery, oppression, enemy occupation, etc.
  3. (Slang) To obtain by illegal or stealthy action:
Used other than as an idiom: see let,‎ go.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see let,‎ go.
  2. (Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
  3. (Euphemistic) To fail to maintain a standard of appearance, behavior, or performance.
To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
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  1. To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
  2. To meet (a requirement or condition); satisfy.
  3. To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest.
To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death.
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  1. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death.
  2. To create (a work of art, for example) in accordance with a prescribed design.
  3. To perform; do:
To make complete; perfect
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  1. To make complete; perfect
  2. To do; succeed in doing; complete (a task, time, or distance)
  3. To succeed in doing (a task, for example); carry out or complete.
To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
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  1. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
  2. To set, by contract or stipulation, a fixed amount for damages resulting from a particular harm.
  3. To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
To reach a decision; decide:
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  1. To reach a decision; decide:
  2. To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
  3. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
To fulfill or answer the requirements or conditions of (something)
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  1. To fulfill or answer the requirements or conditions of (something)
  2. To provide sufficient explanation to dispel or answer (a doubt or question).
  3. To answer (a doubt, objection, etc.) adequately or convincingly; solve
To relieve of a burden or of anything burdensome
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  1. To relieve of a burden or of anything burdensome
  2. To unload a burden.
  3. To get rid of (a burden); unload
To get rid of in an abrupt, rough, or careless manner
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  1. To get rid of in an abrupt, rough, or careless manner
  2. To unload rubbish
  3. To dump commodities
To disburden; take the burden from; relieve.
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  1. To disburden; take the burden from; relieve.
  2. (Archaic) To unload (a cargo, ship, etc.)
  3. To unload.
To relieve of something burdensome or oppressive; unburden:
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  1. To relieve of something burdensome or oppressive; unburden:
  2. To get rid of
  3. To give vent to (one's grief, troubles, etc.); express or tell freely
(Law) To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.
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  1. (Law) To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.
  2. To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.
To make available:
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  1. To make available:
  2. To make free, as from confinement or oppression:
  3. To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
(Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
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  1. (Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
  2. (Slang) To obtain by illegal or stealthy action:
  3. (Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
Common misspelling of lose.
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  1. Common misspelling of lose.
  2. To make less strict; relax:
  3. To free from an obligation or responsibility; absolve
To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.
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  1. To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.
(Telephony) (of a call) To hang up.
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  1. (Telephony) (of a call) To hang up.
  2. (Soccer) To set up; to provide with a goal-scoring opportunity
  3. To set free from pain, cares, etc.; relieve
To move upward or forward from the ground, etc. by suddenly contracting the muscles; leap; bound; also, to make a series of such leaps
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  1. To move upward or forward from the ground, etc. by suddenly contracting the muscles; leap; bound; also, to make a series of such leaps
  2. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
  3. A device, such as a coil of wire, that returns to its original shape after being compressed or stretched. Because of their ability to return to their original shape, springs are used to store energy, as in mechanical clocks, and to absorb or lessen energy, as in the suspension system of vehicles.
To release someone from military duty, especially after a war.
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  1. To release someone from military duty, especially after a war.
  2. To discharge from military service or use.
  3. To discharge (a person) from the armed forces
To withdraw or break away:
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  1. To withdraw or break away:
  2. To place in different groups; sort:
  3. To become divided into components or parts:
To pronounce clear of guilt or blame.
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  1. To pronounce clear of guilt or blame.
  2. To give religious absolution to
  3. To relieve of a requirement or obligation.
To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
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  1. To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
  2. To exempt; excuse
  3. To prepare and give out (medicines, prescriptions, etc.)
To grant pardon to; forgive:
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  1. To grant pardon to; forgive:
  2. To apologize for (oneself) for an act that could cause offense:
  3. To give permission to leave; release:
(Obsolete) To set apart; isolate.
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  1. (Obsolete) To set apart; isolate.
  2. To free from a rule or obligation which applies to others; excuse; release
To cause to explode.
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  1. To cause to explode.
  2. (Idiomatic) To forgive and not punish.
To give aid or assistance to
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  1. To give aid or assistance to
  2. (Baseball) To serve as a relief pitcher
  3. To ease, lighten, or reduce (pain, anxiety, etc.)
To refrain from, omit, avoid using, or use frugally
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  1. To refrain from, omit, avoid using, or use frugally
  2. To give up the use or possession of; part with or give up conveniently
  3. To refrain from denouncing or distressing; treat leniently or with consideration:
To remove the contents of:
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  1. To remove the contents of:
  2. To become empty:
  3. To transfer or pour off completely:
To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
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  1. To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
  2. (Archaic) To cause to flow
  3. (Geol.) To change in shape under pressure without breaking or splitting, as ice in a glacier or rocks deep in the earth
To be derived or result (from a cause)
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  1. To be derived or result (from a cause)
  2. To go, come, pass, or flow out; emerge
  3. To flow, go, or come out:
To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons:
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  1. To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons:
  2. To dismiss, esp. in dishonor, from a position of command, trust, etc.
  3. (Now rare) To dismiss (someone, especially military personnel) from service.
(Law) To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
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  1. (Law) To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
  2. To send away; cause or allow to leave
  3. To direct or allow to leave:
To utter (a suggestion, hint, etc.) casually
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  1. To utter (a suggestion, hint, etc.) casually
  2. To leave out (a letter, for example) in speaking or writing.
  3. To move or descend from one height or level to another:
To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
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  1. To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
  2. To set free from physical restraint or binding; let go:
  3. To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
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  1. To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
  2. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
  3. To dismiss from employment; fire
To cut off, remove, get rid of, etc.
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  1. To cut off, remove, get rid of, etc.
  2. To trim, split, etc. with an ax
  3. (Now dialectal or nonstandard) Alternative form of ask.
To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
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  1. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  2. To become ignited; flame up:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To disable (a vehicle) by attaching a Denver boot.
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  1. To disable (a vehicle) by attaching a Denver boot.
  2. (Computing) To bootstrap; to start a system, eg. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap.
  3. (Comput.) To start (a computer) and prepare for use by loading automatically (the operating system) into memory, as from a disk
To cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back
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  1. To cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back
  2. To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
  3. To cause to strike an object or a surface and rebound:
Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
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  1. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
  2. To put an end or stop to:
  3. Used to indicate possibility or probability:
(Slang) To discharge from employment:
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  1. (Slang) To discharge from employment:
  2. (Slang) To dismiss (a person) from a job; discharge
  3. (Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
Used to give emphasis, or as a legal convention
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  1. Used to give emphasis, or as a legal convention
  2. To attend to in such a way as to take care of or put in order:
  3. To behave or conduct oneself; act:
To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death.
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  1. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death.
  2. To create or produce in accordance with an idea, plan, blueprint, etc.
  3. To create (a work of art, for example) in accordance with a prescribed design.
To make active use of; employ, apply, or exert:
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  1. To make active use of; employ, apply, or exert:
  2. To put (the body, a muscle, the mind, a skill, etc.) into use so as to develop or train
  3. To put through exercises:
To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
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  1. To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
  2. To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest.
  3. To carry out (something promised, desired, predicted, etc.); cause to be or happen
To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
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  1. To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
  2. To provide the means for the carrying out of; give practical effect to
  3. To bring about; to put into practice
To save; reserve:
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  1. To save; reserve:
  2. To maintain for use or service:
  3. To maintain records in:
To take action in accordance with the requirements of; fulfill:
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  1. To take action in accordance with the requirements of; fulfill:
  2. To give a performance of; render or enact (a piece of music, a dramatic role, etc.)
  3. To act on so as to accomplish or bring to completion; execute; carry out (a task, process, etc.)
(Informal) All the way; completely:
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  1. (Informal) All the way; completely:
  2. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
  3. To remove the occupants of:
To set, by contract or stipulation, a fixed amount for damages resulting from a particular harm.
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  1. To set, by contract or stipulation, a fixed amount for damages resulting from a particular harm.
  2. In bankruptcy or insolvency, to terminate a business by the sale of its assets to pay its liabilities.
  3. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
To be profitable or worthwhile:
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  1. To be profitable or worthwhile:
  2. To discharge or settle (a debt or obligation):
  3. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
To give what is due to
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  1. To give what is due to
  2. To fulfill (a need or desire):
  3. To discharge (a debt or obligation, for example) in full.
To reach a decision; decide:
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  1. To reach a decision; decide:
  2. To cause (a liquid) to become clear by forming a sediment.
  3. To pay (a debt).
To bring into a position or arrangement that is straight, upright, perpendicular, even across, etc.
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  1. To bring into a position or arrangement that is straight, upright, perpendicular, even across, etc.
  2. To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation:
  3. To bring into balance; settle:
The act of carrying out the provisions of such a writ or order
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  1. The act of carrying out the provisions of such a writ or order
  2. The manner, style, or result of performance:
  3. (Law) A writ or order, issued by a court, giving authority to put a judgment into effect
The way in which someone or something functions:
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  1. The way in which someone or something functions:
  2. Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
  3. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
The conducting of criminal proceedings in court against a person
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  1. The conducting of criminal proceedings in court against a person
  2. The State as the party that institutes and carries on criminal proceedings in court
  3. A pursuing of a lawsuit or a criminal trial; the party pursuing a criminal prosecution; the carrying out of any activity or plan. A pursuing of a lawsuit or a criminal trial; the party pursuing a criminal prosecution; the carrying out of any activity or plan.
(Law) The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
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  1. (Law) The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
  2. ​Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
  3. The termination of a legal proceeding by the judge, before a trial or hearing, typically on the grant of a motion to dismiss by the adverse party, or because the claimant failed to proceed with the action or comply with an order of the court, or because the claimant has agreed to end the proceeding.
A thing's outcome or result
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  1. A thing's outcome or result
  2. An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
  3. The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
Any similar tool or weapon, as a battle-ax, headsman's ax, etc.
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  1. Any similar tool or weapon, as a battle-ax, headsman's ax, etc.
  2. A tool with a bladed, usually heavy head mounted crosswise on a handle, used for felling trees or chopping wood.
  3. A tool for chopping trees and splitting wood: it has a long wooden handle and a metal head with a blade usually on only one side
A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
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  1. A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
  2. A durable covering for the foot and part or much of the leg, usually made of leather, fabric, plastic, or rubber.
  3. A Denver boot.
The capacity to rebound; spring:
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  1. The capacity to rebound; spring:
  2. Capacity for bouncing; resilience
  3. A sudden bound or upward movement:
Such a bag with its contents
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  1. Such a bag with its contents
  2. A bag, especially one made of strong material for holding grain or objects in bulk.
  3. (Informal) A bed, mattress, or sleeping bag:
Find another word for discharge. In this page you can discover 132 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for discharge, like: exudation, secretion, ooze, outflow, detonation, explosion, firing-off, report, release, ouster and demobilization.