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Adjective: discharged  dis'chaa(r)jd
  1. Having lost your job
    - dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped
Verb: discharge  'dis,chaa(r)j
  1. Allow or require to leave (a patient from hospital, from police custody, etc.)
     
  2. Release from obligations or duties
    - free
     
  3. Release from military service
    - muster out
     
  4. Eliminate (a substance)
    "combustion products are discharged in the engine";
    - exhaust, expel, eject, release
     
  5. Pour forth or release
    "discharge liquids"
     
  6. Carry out, fulfil
    "discharge one's duties";
    - dispatch, complete
     
  7. Remove the charge from
     
  8. Go off or discharge
    "The gun discharged";
    - fire, go off
     
  9. Remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave
    - drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload
     
  10. Cause to go off
    "discharge a gun";
    - fire
     
  11. Become empty or void of its content
    - empty
     
  12. Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    "The suspect was discharged of the murder charges";
    - acquit, assoil [archaic], clear, exonerate, exculpate

See also: unemployed

Type of: accomplish, action, carry out, carry through, change state, deliver, distribute, execute, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], judge, label, let go, let go of, pronounce, release, relinquish, remove, spread, take, take away, turn, withdraw

Antonym: charge, enlist

Encyclopedia: Discharged

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