What is another word for discharging?

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Verb
Present participle 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.”
Verb
Present participle 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.”
Verb
Present participle 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.”
Verb
Present participle 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.”
Verb
Present participle 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to carry out one's responsibility
“If you are fit and healthy, do not leave it to others to discharge your duty.”
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Present participle 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.”
Verb
Present participle 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.”
Noun
The action of firing a gun or missile
Noun
The state or quality of being fulfilled
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Noun
A judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged
Noun
The act of excreting
Adjective
Streaming
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