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discard

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of discard

  1. something separated from a group or lot for not being as good as the others toss all of your discards in the garbage Synonyms of discard cull, reject, rejection, secondWords Related to discard castaway, throwaway; hand-me-down, white elephant; rubbish, scrap, trash, waste


discard

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of discard

  1. to get rid of as useless or unwanted discard an old, torn sweater Synonyms of discard 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 Words Related to discard 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 of discard adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain



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