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Verb: discard  'dis,kaa(r)d
  1. Throw or cast away
    "discard your worries";
    - fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
Noun: discard  'dis,kaa(r)d
  1. Anything that is cast aside or discarded
  2. (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit
  3. Getting rid of something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
    - throwing away

Derived forms: discarding, discards, discarded

Type of: abandonment, article, get rid of, object, physical object, remove

Part of: card game, cards

Encyclopedia: Discard