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Dismissed or fired from a role or job
“After being caught stealing office supplies, he was discharged from his position as a manager.”
Finished, having reached an end or conclusion
“After completing her last exam, Maria felt a sense of relief, knowing that her academic journey had finally discharged.”
Having been freed or liberated
Having left one's job and ceased to work
Released from legal responsibility or punishment
(British) No longer in employment because there is no more work available
Deprived of dignity or self-respect
Having been deserted or left behind
Freed of charges or culpability for a crime or wrongdoing
That has been transported or delivered somewhere or to someone
(of an action or task) To have undertaken or performed
“If you are fit and healthy, do not leave it to others to discharge your duty.”
To have ceased to retain something
Past tense for to release from the custody or restraint of the law
“Shawshank State Penitentiary would not discharge Andy Dufresne, who subsequently made his own plans to escape.”
Past tense for to dismiss from duty or employment
“His conduct was so disorderly and improper, that I found it necessary to discharge him from the police force.”
Past tense for to fire (a gun or missile)
“Tony decided not to discharge his firearm, fearing that he would give his position away to the enemy.”
Past tense for to emit, throw or give off
“The openings would discharge foul gases in the middle of the public street, much to the annoyance of the public.”
Past tense for to unload or discharge, typically cargo
“On July 23, the absence of staff to clear and discharge cargo forced one ship to bypass Tonga.”
Past tense for to clear a debt or pay what is owed
“The decision means the pair cannot discharge their debts jointly through bankruptcy the way other married couples do.”
Past tense for to annul or dismiss
“Such proceedings may be instituted if the failure of the latter to discharge the agreement is to the personal detriment of the former.”
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