- 1. discharge, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
- usage: the sudden giving off of energy
- 2. discharge, venting, emission, emanation
- usage: the act of venting
- 3. discharge, emission, material, stuff
- usage: a substance that is emitted or released
- 4. discharge, emission, expelling, bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
- usage: any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
- 5. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge, electrical conduction
- usage: electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
- 6. discharge, outpouring, run, flow, flowing
- usage: the pouring forth of a fluid
- 7. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking, termination, ending, conclusion
- usage: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
- 8. release, waiver, discharge, relinquishment, relinquishing
- usage: a formal written statement of relinquishment
- 9. discharge, firing, firing off, shooting, shot
- usage: the act of discharging a gun
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- 1. dispatch, discharge, complete, carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
- usage: complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
- 2. discharge, spread, distribute
- usage: pour forth or release; "discharge liquids"
- 3. free, discharge
- usage: free from obligations or duties
- 4. discharge, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: remove the charge from
- 5. fire, discharge, go off
- usage: go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
- 6. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate, pronounce, label, judge
- usage: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
- 7. exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release
- usage: eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
- 8. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge, deliver
- usage: leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
- 9. fire, discharge
- usage: cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
- 10. discharge, muster out, let go of, let go, release, relinquish
- usage: release from military service
- 11. empty, discharge, change state, turn
- usage: become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
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