Synonyms of discharge


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


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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Definition and meaning of discharge (Dictionary)