Thesaurus

discharged

verb , past tense of discharge

Synonyms and Antonyms of discharged

1 to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force
  • Robert Goddard was the first to discharge a rocket containing an instrument package
Synonyms of discharged
Words Related to discharged
2 to empty or rid of cargo
  • docks for discharging containerships
Synonyms of discharged
Words Related to discharged
Near Antonyms of discharged
Antonyms of discharged
3 to give what is owed for
  • discharge a debt in full
Synonyms of discharged
Antonyms of discharged
4 to set free (as from slavery or confinement)
  • discharged the prisoners upon the signing of the peace treaty
Synonyms of discharged
Words Related to discharged
Phrases Synonymous with discharged
Near Antonyms of discharged
Antonyms of discharged
5 to throw or give off
  • the mighty river discharges its waters into the ocean
Synonyms of discharged
Words Related to discharged
Near Antonyms of discharged
6 to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force
  • felt a strong recoil as the rifle discharged
Synonyms of discharged
Words Related to discharged
7 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • 15 people were discharged when the embezzling ring was discovered
Synonyms of discharged
Words Related to discharged
Phrases Synonymous with discharged
Near Antonyms of discharged
Antonyms of discharged


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

friendly or mild

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!