discharge

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

discharge

noun

Definition of DISCHARGE

1
a directed propelling of a missile by a firearm or artillery piece <the thunderous discharge of the cannons>
2
a freeing from an obligation or responsibility <a full discharge from responsibility for the accident>
3
the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily <she was resentful over what she felt was a wrongful discharge>
Synonyms ax (or axe), discharge, dismissal, furlough, redundancy [chiefly British]
4
the doing of an action <aided in the discharge of his duties by a capable assistant>

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up discharge[noun]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More