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discharge

 
Noun discharge has 9 senses
  1. discharge - the sudden giving off of energy
    --1 is a kind of
    happening, occurrence, natural event
    --1 has particulars:
     electrical discharge; explosion, detonation, blowup; volcanic eruption, eruption
  2. discharge, venting - the act of venting
    --2 is a kind of emission, emanation
  3. discharge, emission - a substance that is emitted or released
    --3 is a kind of material, stuff
    --3 has particulars:
     exudate, exudation; transudate, transudation; effluvium; rheum; vaginal discharge
  4. discharge, emission, expelling - any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
    --4 is a kind of bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
    --4 has particulars:
     ejaculation; elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voiding; menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, period, flow
    Derived form: verb discharge3
  5. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
    --5 is a kind of electrical conduction
    --5 has particulars:
     brush discharge; corona discharge, corona, corposant, St. Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, electric glow; flashover
  6. discharge, outpouring, run - the pouring forth of a fluid
    --6 is a kind of flow, flowing
    --6 has particulars:
     jet, squirt, spurt, spirt; escape, leak, leakage, outflow
    Derived form: verb discharge2
  7. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    --7 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --7 has particulars:
     superannuation; conge; removal; deactivation, inactivation; dishonorable discharge; Section Eight
    Derived form: verb discharge4
  8. release, waiver, discharge - a formal written statement of relinquishment
    --8 is a kind of relinquishment, relinquishing
    --8 has particulars: exemption, immunity, granting immunity
    Derived form: verb discharge10
  9. discharge, firing, firing off - the act of discharging a gun
    --9 is a kind of shooting, shot
    --9 has particulars: gun
    Derived forms: verb discharge9, verb discharge6, verb discharge5
Verb discharge has 11 senses
  1. dispatch, discharge, complete - complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
    --1 is one way to carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. discharge - pour forth or release; "discharge liquids"
    --2 is one way to
    spread, distribute
    Derived form: noun discharge6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. discharge, expel, eject, release - eliminate (substances) from the body
    Derived form: noun discharge4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. free, discharge - free from obligations or duties
    Derived form: noun discharge7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  5. discharge - remove the charge from
    --5 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Antonyms: charge
    Derived form: noun discharge9
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  6. fire, discharge, go off - go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
    Derived form: noun discharge9
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate - pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
    --7 is one way to pronounce, label, judge
    Sample sentence:
    They want to discharge the prisoners
  8. drop, set down, put down, unload, discharge - leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;
    --8 is one way to deliver
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  9. fire, discharge - cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
    Derived form: noun discharge9
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. discharge, muster out - release from military service
    --10 is one way to let go of, let go, release, relinquish
    Antonyms: enlist, draft, muster in
    Derived form: noun discharge8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  11. empty, discharge - become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
    --11 is one way to change state, turn
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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