the sudden giving off of energy
the act of venting
a substance that is emitted or released
discharge, emission, expelling(noun)
any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
"the discharge of pus"
discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge(noun)
electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
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
discharge, outpouring, run(noun)
the pouring forth of a fluid
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
dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking(noun)
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
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
release, waiver, discharge(noun)
a formal written statement of relinquishment
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
discharge, firing, firing off(verb)
the act of discharging a gun
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
dispatch, discharge, complete(verb)
complete or carry out
"discharge one's duties"
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
pour forth or release
free from obligations or duties
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
remove the charge from
fire, discharge, go off(verb)
go off or discharge
"The gun fired"
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
acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate(verb)
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
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
exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release(verb)
eliminate (a substance)
"combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
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
drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge(verb)
leave or unload
"unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
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
cause to go off
"fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
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
discharge, muster out(verb)
release from military service
become empty or void of its content
"The room emptied"
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
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
One is absolved from (rarely of) a promise, a sin, etc.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
firing, burst, blast, volley, fusillade, salvo, acquittance, exoneration, quittance, release, fulfillment, observance, performance, dismissal, liquidation, payment evacuation, emission, ejection, exudation, excretion voiding, quietus
absolve, acquit, exculpate, release, exonerate, free, dismiss, cashier, remove, excrete, exude, void, eject, emit, expel, pay, liquidate, fulfill, perform, fire, shoot, volley, annul, rescind, invalidate, abrogate, cancel
List of paraphrases:
landfill, download, fulfil, unloading, rejection, spill, release, fulfilment, emptying, unload, discharging, offload, junkyard, dump, flow, performance, perform, fulfill, dismissal, releases, downloading, meet, fulfilling, liberation, clearance, outlet, emission, offloading, acquittal, play, exemption, outfall, comply, exercise, discharges, evacuation, dumpster, absolution, landfills
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How to use discharge in a sentence?
Normal is different for everyone, often an off-white discharge is not concerning, but if you have an odorous discharge or notice new blood—and you are not about to menstruate—you should call the physician to discuss.
Apart from the trucks waiting at the border posts, it doesn't allow those that have entered the country but waiting to discharge their load at the customs. This is the case for Romanian, Bulgarian, Kazakh and Moldovan trucks carrying Turkish goods.
I've got total confidence in the arrangements that the prime minister has put in place so that I can discharge responsibility for him, deputising for him while he's out of action, and obviously we hope that will be for a very limited period of time.
Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge or change in the character of vaginal discharge, including odor, requires professional evaluation.
Most people are familiar with the first clause of our oath, the requirement to 'support and defend the Constitution.' But some overlook the final clause: to 'well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office,' the first obligation is generic. It imposes a duty to pursue the national interest over any private interest. That applies equally to all government employees.
Translations for discharge
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- освобождавам, изписвам, уволнявам, изпускам, разреждам, изстрелвам, изпълнявам, уволнение, изпускане, разряд, изпълнение, освобождаване, изписване, дебитBulgarian
- entlassen, entladen, Entlassung, EntladungGerman
- descargo, despedir, dar de alta, disparar, completar, cumplir, descargar, caudal, descargaSpanish
- lähettää, purkaa, purkautua, päästää, vapauttaa, täyttää, laukaistaFinnish
- dì-luchdaich, cuir à dreuchd, ìocScottish Gaelic
- 発射, 放電Japanese
- rukenga, eroMāori
- voltooien, ontladenDutch
- utlade, utskrive, losse, utskrivning, vannføring, utvisningNorwegian
- rozładować sięPolish
- освободи́ть, разряжа́ть, запустить, вы́платить, увольня́ть, разряди́ть, демобилизо́вывать, выполня́ть, осуществи́ть, вы́писать, запускать, осуществля́ть, демобилизова́ть, освобожда́ть, уво́лить, выпи́сывать, выпла́чивать, вы́полнить, расход, сукровица, исполнение, осуществление, разряд, выписка, выпускание, выплата, выполнение, увольнение, демобилизация, выделениеRussian
- avfyra, klarera, avlossa, muck, vattenföring, urladdning, utskrivning, avsked, utsöndring, utryckning, flödeSwedish
- tahliye etmekTurkish
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