What is the meaning of discharge?

Subtopics: of indebtedness 



  • Complete or carry out.
    • usage: "discharge one's duties"
  • Pour forth or release.
    • usage: "discharge liquids"
  • Free from obligations or duties.
  • Remove the charge from.
  • Go off or discharge.
    • usage: "The gun fired"
  • Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges.
    • usage: "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
  • Eliminate (a substance. )
    • usage: "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
  • Leave or unload.
    • usage: "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
  • Cause to go off.
    • usage: "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
  • Release from military service.
  • Become empty or void of its content.
    • usage: "The room emptied"
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