Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun discard

3 senses of discard

Sense 1
discard -- (anything that is cast aside or discarded)
       => object, physical object -- (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

Sense 2
discard -- ((cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit)
       => abandonment -- (the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away)

Sense 3
discard, throwing away -- (getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable)
       => abandonment -- (the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb discard

1 sense of discard

Sense 1
discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")
       => get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

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