: to allow (someone) to leave a hospital, prison, etc.
: to take away the job of (someone) : to end the employment of (someone)
: to end the service of (someone) in a formal or official way : to release (someone) from duty
: the release of someone from a hospital, prison, etc.
: the act of firing or dismissing someone from a job
: the act of ending a person's service to the military
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