HyperDic: discard

English > 4 senses of the word discard:
VERBpossessiondiscard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
NOUNobjectdiscardanything that is cast aside or discarded
actdiscard(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit
actdiscard, throwing awaygetting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
discard > pronunciation
Soundsdihskaa'rd
Rhymesavant-garde ... yard: 51 rhymes with aard...
English > discard: 4 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAnything that is cast aside or discarded.
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Verbsdiscardthrow or cast away
English > discard: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit.
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Part ofcard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
BroaderabandonmentThe voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
Spanishdescarte
Catalandescartar, rebutjar
English > discard: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningGetting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable.
Synonymthrowing away
NarrowerstagingGetting rid of a stage of a multistage rocket
BroaderabandonmentThe voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
Spanishrechazo
Catalanrebuig, refús
Verbsdiscardthrow or cast away
English > discard: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningthrow or cast away.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
Narrowerabandonforsake, leave behind
close outterminate by selling off or disposing of
de-accessdispose of by selling
deep-six, give it the deep sixtoss out
dumpthrow away as refuse
jettisonthrow away, of something encumbering
retiredispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
sell out, sell up, liquidizeGet rid of all one's merchandise
trash, junk, scrapdispose of (something useless or old)
unlearndiscard something previously learnt, like an old habit
wasteGet rid of
Broaderget rid of, removedispose of
Spanisharrojar, botar, descartar, desechar, deshacerse, echar, expulsar, naufragar, olvidar, tirar
Catalanapartar, descartar, expel·lir, expulsar, gitar, llençar
Nounsdiscardgetting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
discardanything that is cast aside or discarded

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