What is the meaning of discharge?

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  • (v.) dispatch, discharge, complete (complete or carry out) "discharge one's duties"
  • (v.) discharge (pour forth or release) "discharge liquids"
  • (v.) free, discharge (free from obligations or duties)
  • (v.) discharge (remove the charge from)
  • (v.) fire, discharge, go off (go off or discharge) "The gun fired"
  • (v.) acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate (pronounce not guilty of criminal charges) "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
  • (v.) exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release (eliminate (a substance)) "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
  • (v.) drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge (leave or unload) "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
  • (v.) fire, discharge (cause to go off) "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
  • (v.) discharge, muster out (release from military service)
  • (v.) empty, discharge (become empty or void of its content) "The room emptied"
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