Dictionary Results for discharge|
1. discharge - noun
· the sudden giving off of energy
Hypernym(s): happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural_event
2. discharge - noun
· the act of venting
Hypernym(s): emission, emanation
3. discharge - noun
· a substance that is emitted or released
Hypernym(s): material, stuff
4. discharge - noun
· any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
Synonym(s): emission, expelling
Hypernym(s): bodily_process, body_process, bodily_function, activity
5. discharge - noun
· electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
Synonym(s): spark, arc, electric_arc, electric_discharge
6. discharge - noun
· the pouring forth of a fluid
Synonym(s): outpouring, run
Hypernym(s): flow, flowing
7. discharge - noun
· the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
Synonym(s): dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
Hypernym(s): termination, ending, conclusion
8. discharge - noun
· a formal written statement of relinquishment
Synonym(s): release, waiver
Hypernym(s): relinquishment, relinquishing
9. discharge - noun
· the act of discharging a gun
Synonym(s): firing, firing_off
Hypernym(s): shooting, shot
10. discharge - verb
· complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
Synonym(s): dispatch, complete
Hypernym(s): carry_through, accomplish, execute, carry_out, action, fulfill, fulfil
11. discharge - verb
· pour forth or release; "discharge liquids"
Hypernym(s): spread, distribute
12. discharge - verb
· free from obligations or duties
13. discharge - verb
· remove the charge from
Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw
14. discharge - verb
· go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
Synonym(s): fire, go_off
15. discharge - verb
· pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
Synonym(s): acquit, assoil, clear, exonerate, exculpate
Hypernym(s): pronounce, label, judge
16. discharge - verb
· eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
Synonym(s): exhaust, expel, eject, release
17. discharge - verb
· remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
Synonym(s): drop, drop_off, set_down, put_down, unload
18. discharge - verb
· cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
19. discharge - verb
· release from military service
Hypernym(s): let_go_of, let_go, release, relinquish
20. discharge - verb
· become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
Hypernym(s): change_state, turn
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