What is discharge?

More definitions of "discharge":

  • (verb): Remove the charge from.
  • (noun): A formal written statement of relinquishment.
    Synonyms: release, waiver
  • (verb): Go off or discharge.
    Synonyms: fire, go off
  • (noun): A substance that is emitted or released.
    Synonyms: emission
  • (noun): The act of venting.
    Synonyms: venting
  • (noun): The sudden giving off of energy.
  • (verb): Release from military service.
    Synonyms: muster out
  • (verb): Cause to go off.
    Synonyms: fire
  • (verb): Pour forth or release.
    Example: "Discharge liquids"
  • (verb): Complete or carry out.
    Example: "Discharge one's duties"
    Synonyms: dispatch, complete
  • (verb): Become empty or void of its content.
    Synonyms: empty
  • (verb): Free from obligations or duties.
    Synonyms: free
  • (noun): Any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body.
    Example: "The discharge of pus"
    Synonyms: emission, expelling

Famous quotes containing the word discharge:

    “Weren’t you relieved to find he wasn’t dead?”
    “No! and yet I don’t know it’s hard to say.
    I went about to kill him fair enough.”
    “You took an awkward way. Did he discharge you?”
    Discharge me? No! He knew I did just right.”
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Foul whisp’rings are abroad. Unnatural deeds
    Do breed unnatural troubles. Infected minds
    To their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets.
    More needs she the divine than the physician.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)