Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for discharges?

Need synonyms for discharges? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Plural for an act of releasing someone, especially from the custody or restraint of the law
“No further record of Jonson's employment in the theatre is found for nearly a year after his discharge from prison.”
Plural for the action of discharging someone from a hospital or from the armed forces or police
“Kevin received a discharge from duty due to a service-related disability.”
Plural for the action of firing a gun or missile
“The damage was caused by an accidental discharge of a hunting rifle.”
Plural for the triggering of a bomb or explosive device
“At the discharge of the bomb, bystanders on the sidewalk quickly fled for their lives.”
Plural for the action of unloading
“The nominal time for the complete discharge of cargo from a tanker is 24 hours.”
Plural for the action of fulfilling a responsibility or duty
“Concern has been raised over alleged corruption by members of the committee in the purported discharge of their duties.”
Plural for the action of putting something into operation
“The discharge of our new operational procedures will commence at the start of the new year.”
Plural for the payment of a debt
“A director of the company arranged for the collection of cheques, sent to the company in discharge of book debts due to it.”
Plural for the action of discharging a liquid, gas, or other substance
“The ore had to be smelted somewhere, he argued, and it could not be done without the discharge of fumes.”
Plural for a substance that has been discharged
“Some argue that this discharge is our body's way of keeping the orifice clean.”
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.”
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.”
To fire (a gun or missile)
“Tony decided not to discharge his firearm, fearing that he would give his position away to the enemy.”
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.”
To unload or discharge, typically cargo
“On July 23, the absence of staff to clear and discharge cargo forced one ship to bypass Tonga.”
To carry out one's responsibility
“If you are fit and healthy, do not leave it to others to discharge your duty.”
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.”
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.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Apps More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2024