Synonyms and Antonyms of discard
to get rid of as useless or unwanted <discard an old, torn sweater> Synonyms cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unload Related Words abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe out Phrases dispose of, set aside Near Antonyms adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain
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