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Another word for discharge

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Verb
  1. To remove the cargo or load from

    See also:

    put in

  2. To set at liberty

      1. (Law) To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.
      2. To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.
      1. To make available:
      2. To make free, as from confinement or oppression:
      3. To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
      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
      1. Common misspelling of lose.
      2. To make less strict; relax:
      3. To free from an obligation or responsibility; absolve
      1. To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.
      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
      1. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
      2. To move upward or forward from the ground, etc. by suddenly contracting the muscles; leap; bound; also, to make a series of such leaps
      3. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
    Idioms:
    See also:

    free

  3. To release from military duty

    See also:

    free

    keep

  4. To free from an obligation or duty

    See also:

    free

  5. To pass or pour out

      1. To remove the contents of:
      2. To become empty:
      3. To transfer or pour off completely:
      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
      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:
    See also:

    enter

  6. To end the employment or service of

      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.
      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:
      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:
      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.
      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
      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.
      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:
      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
      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:
      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:
      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.
  7. To carry out the functions, requirements, or terms of

      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:
      1. (Computers) To run (a program or instruction).
      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.
      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:
      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
      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
      1. To save; reserve:
      2. To maintain for use or service:
      3. To maintain records in:
      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.)
    Idioms:
    See also:

    do

  8. To set right by giving what is due

      1. (Informal) All the way; completely:
      2. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
      3. To remove the occupants of:
      1. To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
      2. To settle by agreement or legal process the amount of (indebtedness, damages, etc.)
      3. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
      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:
      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.
      1. To reach a decision; decide:
      2. To cause (a liquid) to become clear by forming a sediment.
      3. To pay (a debt).
      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:
    See also:

    pay

Noun
  1. The act of beginning and carrying through to completion

    See also:

    do

  2. The act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

      1. An order or notice of discharge.
      2. (Law) The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
      3. ​Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
      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
      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
      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. Denver boot
      1. The capacity to rebound; spring:
      2. Capacity for bouncing; resilience
      3. A sudden bound or upward movement:
      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:
    See also:

    keep

Another word for discharge

Noun
  1. Emission

      1. An exudate.
      2. Something exuded, as sweat
      3. The act or an instance of oozing forth.
      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.
      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.
      1. The act or process of flowing out:
      2. The amount flowing out:
      3. Something that flows out:
    See also:

    emanation

    flow

  2. Shooting

  3. Dismissal

      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.
      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.
      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.
    See also:

    freeing

    removal

Verb
  1. To unload

      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.
      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.
    See also:

    empty

    unload

  2. To remove

    See also:

    remove

  3. To emit

    See also:

    emit

  4. To cause to fire

    See also:

    shoot

  5. To dismiss

      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.
      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):
      1. To remove (a burden, etc.)
      2. (Baseball) To serve as a relief pitcher
      3. To ease, lighten, or reduce (pain, anxiety, etc.)
    See also:

    dismiss

  6. To release

      1. To set free (a slave, etc.); release from bondage, servitude, or serfdom
      2. (Law) To release (a child) from parental control and supervision
      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:
      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.
    See also:

    free

    release

  7. To perform

      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.
      1. To perform or carry out what is required by:
      2. To create (a work of art, for example) in accordance with a prescribed design.
      3. To perform; do:
      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.
    See also:

    achieve

    perform

  8. To pay a debt

      1. To settle by agreement or legal process the amount of (indebtedness, damages, etc.)
      2. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
      3. To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
      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
      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
    See also:

    pay

    free