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Synonyms for discharge
dɪsˈtʃɑrdʒ; ˈdɪs tʃɑrdʒ, dɪsˈtʃɑrdʒdis·charge

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discharge

    To absolve, in the strict sense, is to set free from any bond. One may be absolved from a promise by a breach of faith on the part of one to whom the promise was made. To absolve from sins is formally to remit their condemnation and penalty, regarded as a bond upon the soul. "Almighty God ... pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel." Book of Common Prayer, Declar. of Absol. To acquit of sin or crime is to free from the accusation of it, pronouncing one guiltless; the innocent are rightfully acquitted; the guilty may be mercifully absolved. Compare PARDON.

    Synonyms:
    absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exempt, exonerate, forgive, free, liberate, pardon, pardon, release, set free

    Antonyms:
    accuse, bind, charge, compel, condemn, convict, impeach, inculpate, obligate, oblige

    Preposition:
    One is absolved from (rarely of) a promise, a sin, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discharge

    Synonyms:
    liberate, empty, dismiss, acquit, release, free, execute, perform, send away

    Antonyms:
    confine, charge, detain

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dischargenoun

    the sudden giving off of energy

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, arc, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, sack, venting, liberation, release, sacking, spark, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, outpouring, electric discharge

    Antonyms:
    muster in, draft, charge, enlist

  2. discharge, ventingnoun

    the act of venting

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, arc, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, sack, venting, liberation, release, sacking, spark, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, outpouring, electric discharge

    Antonyms:
    draft, charge, muster in, enlist

  3. discharge, emissionnoun

    a substance that is emitted or released

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, arc, emanation, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, sack, venting, liberation, release, sacking, spark, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, outpouring, electric discharge

    Antonyms:
    muster in, enlist, charge, draft

  4. discharge, emission, expellingnoun

    any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

    "the discharge of pus"

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, arc, emanation, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, sack, venting, liberation, release, sacking, spark, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, outpouring, electric discharge

    Antonyms:
    enlist, muster in, draft, charge

  5. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric dischargenoun

    electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, arc, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, flicker, sack, venting, liberation, release, bow, sacking, spark, sparkle, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, light, glint, twinkle, outpouring, electric discharge

    Antonyms:
    muster in, charge, draft, enlist

  6. discharge, outpouring, runnoun

    the pouring forth of a fluid

    Synonyms:
    political campaign, electric discharge, firing, gush, outpouring, liberation, streamlet, sack, spark, natural spring, release, run, test, outflow, flood, bombardment, sacking, onslaught, foot race, electric arc, overflow, emission, rill, trial, spring, campaign, firing off, arc, dismissal, expelling, waiver, streak, fountain, ravel, rivulet, tally, dismission, flush, barrage, venting, footrace, running game, runnel, running play, ladder, running

    Antonyms:
    muster in, draft, charge, enlist

  7. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sackingnoun

    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

    Synonyms:
    lighting, paper bag, electric discharge, firing, outpouring, pink slip, liberation, sack, spark, judgement of dismissal, spillage, release, run, freeing, carrier bag, spill, kindling, sacking, electric arc, chemise, fire, emission, sacque, tone ending, poke, hammock, firing off, departure, arc, dismissal, press release, expelling, outlet, expiration, waiver, button, exit, judgment of dismissal, sac, pocket, shift, bagging, loss, inflammation, going, venting, pouch, handout, vent, dismission, acquittance, ignition, passing, sackful

    Antonyms:
    charge, draft, muster in, enlist

  8. release, waiver, dischargenoun

    a formal written statement of relinquishment

    Synonyms:
    electric discharge, firing, outpouring, liberation, sack, spark, release, run, freeing, spill, sacking, electric arc, emission, tone ending, firing off, departure, venting, arc, dismissal, press release, expelling, outlet, expiration, waiver, button, loss, spillage, going, exit, handout, vent, dismission, acquittance, passing

    Antonyms:
    enlist, muster in, charge, draft

  9. discharge, firing, firing offverb

    the act of discharging a gun

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, arc, firing, lighting, waiver, firing off, dismission, sack, ignition, venting, liberation, release, sacking, spark, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, kindling, inflammation, outpouring, fire, electric discharge

    Antonyms:
    muster in, enlist, charge, draft

  10. dispatch, discharge, completeverb

    complete or carry out

    "discharge one's duties"

    Synonyms:
    unload, empty, dispatch, despatch, complete, expel, exhaust, go off, hit, nail, drop off, release, send off, fill out, finish, fire, polish off, off, fill in, slay, exculpate, assoil, set down, clear, make out, put down, acquit, murder, drop, exonerate, free, eject, muster out, bump off, remove

    Antonyms:
    muster in, enlist, draft, charge

  11. dischargeverb

    pour forth or release

    "discharge liquids"

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, assoil, expel, exculpate, empty, dispatch, clear, acquit, drop, release, put down, exonerate, muster out, complete, eject, drop off, set down, go off, unload, fire, free

    Antonyms:
    muster in, enlist, charge, draft

  12. free, dischargeverb

    free from obligations or duties

    Synonyms:
    unload, exhaust, unfreeze, unloose, dispatch, complete, expel, go off, assoil, release, drop off, resign, empty, unblock, liberate, relieve, fire, disembarrass, unloosen, put down, exempt, give up, relinquish, exculpate, justify, absolve, set down, clear, rid, acquit, dislodge, drop, exonerate, free, disengage, eject, muster out, loose

    Antonyms:
    charge, muster in, draft, enlist

  13. dischargeverb

    remove the charge from

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, assoil, expel, exculpate, empty, dispatch, clear, acquit, drop, release, put down, exonerate, muster out, complete, eject, drop off, set down, go off, unload, fire, free

    Antonyms:
    enlist, muster in, draft, charge

  14. fire, discharge, go offverb

    go off or discharge

    "The gun fired"

    Synonyms:
    unload, exhaust, kindle, absquatulate, dispatch, complete, expel, go off, give the axe, burn, assoil, can, provoke, go over, drop off, empty, enkindle, give the sack, sack, set down, decamp, bolt, elicit, fuel, fire, arouse, give notice, open fire, displace, implode, exculpate, abscond, dismiss, release, raise, clear, put down, acquit, burn down, drop, evoke, exonerate, free, force out, make off, eject, terminate, muster out, send away, come off, run off

    Antonyms:
    muster in, charge, draft, enlist

  15. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpateverb

    pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

    "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

    Synonyms:
    unload, earn, exhaust, net, comport, dispatch, pull in, complete, bring in, expel, enlighten, sack, authorize, behave, straighten out, assoil, release, go off, drop off, shed light on, empty, crystalise, illuminate, light up, acquit, crystalize, deport, make, fire, crystallise, gain, take in, free, realise, carry, solve, exculpate, unclutter, set down, pass, put down, elucidate, brighten, authorise, conduct, clear up, exonerate, crystallize, sack up, top, clear, sort out, eject, realize, muster out, drop, bear

    Antonyms:
    draft, charge, muster in, enlist

  16. exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseverb

    eliminate (a substance)

    "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"

    Synonyms:
    unload, exhaust, let go, eat up, muster out, dispatch, complete, expel, go off, wash up, eat, boot out, assoil, release, beat, tire, unloose, empty, resign, drop off, unblock, play out, put out, liberate, use up, fire, turf out, tucker out, relinquish, unloosen, squeeze out, bring out, throw out, let go of, squirt, run through, oust, exculpate, give up, chuck out, exclude, set down, clear, secrete, publish, put down, wipe out, unfreeze, acquit, kick out, drum out, rout out, turn out, force out, drop, rout, run down, exonerate, free, tucker, sap, turn, eject, consume, deplete, issue, loose

    Antonyms:
    charge, draft, muster in, enlist

  17. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, dischargeverb

    leave or unload

    "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

    Synonyms:
    fall back, drowse off, eject, strike down, fall behind, empty, unload, put down, exonerate, send away, drop down, deteriorate, cast, enter, offload, miss, drop away, spend, omit, throw away, nod off, exculpate, doze off, dangle, destroy, land, muster out, fire, throw off, get down, expend, overleap, unlade, lay, fall asleep, flatten, exhaust, cut down, dribble, place down, overlook, knock off, devolve, dispatch, leave out, demean, repose, go off, shed, complete, sink, shake off, bring down, pretermit, write down, acquit, free, disgrace, drop off, neglect, recede, fell, cast off, disembark, drift off, degenerate, throw, lose, set down, release, dope off, dismiss, expel, assoil, degrade, drop, flake out, debark, fall away, record, clear, send packing, drip, swing, slip, take down

    Antonyms:
    enlist, charge, muster in, draft

  18. fire, dischargeverb

    cause to go off

    "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"

    Synonyms:
    unload, exhaust, kindle, dispatch, complete, expel, go off, give the axe, burn, assoil, can, provoke, drop off, empty, enkindle, give the sack, sack, set down, elicit, fuel, fire, arouse, give notice, open fire, displace, exculpate, dismiss, release, raise, clear, put down, acquit, burn down, drop, evoke, exonerate, free, force out, eject, terminate, muster out, send away

    Antonyms:
    charge, enlist, draft, muster in

  19. discharge, muster outverb

    release from military service

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, assoil, expel, exculpate, empty, dispatch, clear, acquit, drop, release, put down, exonerate, muster out, complete, eject, drop off, set down, go off, unload, fire, free

    Antonyms:
    charge, draft, muster in, enlist

  20. empty, dischargeverb

    become empty or void of its content

    "The room emptied"

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, assoil, expel, abandon, empty, dispatch, vacate, clear, acquit, release, evacuate, put down, eject, exonerate, drop, muster out, complete, exculpate, drop off, set down, go off, unload, void, fire, free

    Antonyms:
    enlist, draft, charge, muster in

Editors Contribution

  1. emanated

    intransitive verb : to come out from a source transitive verb : emit

    she seems to emanate an air of serenity a sweet scent emanating from the blossoms

    Submitted by WilliamRP1988 on March 15, 2020  
  2. exeat

    leave

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    unload, disburden, unburden, relieve of a load

  2. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    emit, expel, excrete, eject, throw off, send out, give forth

  3. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    set off, fire off, let fly, give vent to, shoot, fire

  4. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    pay, liquidate, cash

  5. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    release, absolve, exonerate, acquit, clear, relieve, liberate, free, set free

  6. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    dismiss, discard, cashier, break, turn away, send away

  7. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    remove, destroy, put away, clear from

  8. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    perform, execute, fulfil, observe, acquit one's self of

  9. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    remove, take out (as the cargo of a vessel)

  10. dischargeverb

    Synonyms:
    10. (Law.) cancel, rescind, annul, nullify, invalidate, make void

  11. dischargenoun

    Synonyms:
    unloading, disburdening

  12. dischargenoun

    Synonyms:
    emission, ejection, expulsion, excretion, vent, evacuation

  13. dischargenoun

    Synonyms:
    firing, explosion, blast, burst, firing off

  14. dischargenoun

    Synonyms:
    observance, performance, fulfilment, execution

  15. dischargenoun

    Synonyms:
    payment, settlement, liquidation, satisfaction, clearance

  16. dischargenoun

    Synonyms:
    release, liberation, exemption

  17. dischargenoun

    Synonyms:
    acquittal, exoneration, absolution

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How to use discharge in a sentence?

  1. Alex Drak:

    We see a lot of marine life, different types of fish, in the vicinity to the discharge point.

  2. Liu Zhiquan:

    For illegal behaviour such as the discharge of pollution without permits, there are continuous penalties issued on a daily basis, and they will also be ordered to cut production or shut down.

  3. Jeff Denham:

    Until we have an agreement on a piece of legislation, I think it's important to continue the discharge.

  4. Tim Kaine:

    I've got 51 declared votes on version two, on the motion to discharge, and passage. So I've got a version on which I have 51 votes, but the timing on version two is different than version one.

  5. Atlanta OB-GYN Dr. Katherine Babaliaros:

    A lot of women complain, telling me :' Oh my gosh, the vaginal discharge is incredible !' it's harmless unless there's irritation, turns yellow or green, or has a strange odor, in which case it needs to be checked out by your doctor.


Translations for discharge

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  • изпълнявам, изписвам, освобождавам, уволнявам, изпускам, разреждам, изстрелвам, дебит, изписване, освобождаване, изпълнение, разряд, изпускане, уволнениеBulgarian
  • průtokCzech
  • Entlassung, entladen, Entladung, entlassenGerman
  • dar de alta, completar, despedir, disparar, descargo, descarga, cumplir, descargar, caudalSpanish
  • دبىPersian
  • päästää, lähettää, purkaa, laukaista, täyttää, purkautua, vapauttaaFinnish
  • débitFrench
  • scaoilIrish
  • dì-luchdaich, cuir à dreuchd, ìocScottish Gaelic
  • मुक्तिHindi
  • 発射, 放電Japanese
  • ero, rukengaMāori
  • ontladen, voltooienDutch
  • losse, utskrivning, utlade, utskrive, vannføring, utvisningNorwegian
  • rozładować sięPolish
  • descărcaRomanian
  • освободи́ть, выплата, выполнение, выделение, разряд, выпускание, выписка, увольнение, демобилизация, осуществление, вы́писать, запускать, осуществля́ть, осуществи́ть, демобилизова́ть, освобожда́ть, уво́лить, выпи́сывать, выпла́чивать, выполня́ть, вы́полнить, демобилизо́вывать, разряди́ть, расход, сукровица, исполнение, увольня́ть, вы́платить, запустить, разряжа́тьRussian
  • flöde, urladdning, avfyra, klarera, utryckning, utsöndring, avlossa, avsked, muck, utskrivning, vattenföringSwedish
  • ปล่อยThai
  • tahliye etmekTurkish

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