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

9 senses of discharge

Sense 1
discharge -- (the sudden giving off of energy)
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 2
discharge, venting -- (the act of venting)
       => emission, emanation -- (the act of emitting; causing to flow forth)

Sense 3
discharge, emission -- (a substance that is emitted or released)
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 4
discharge, emission, expelling -- (any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus")
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

Sense 5
discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge -- (electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field)
       => electrical conduction -- (the passage of electricity through a conductor)

Sense 6
discharge, outpouring, run -- (the pouring forth of a fluid)
       => flow, flowing -- (the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

Sense 7
dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking -- (the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart))
       => termination, ending, conclusion -- (the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement")

Sense 8
release, waiver, discharge -- (a formal written statement of relinquishment)
       => relinquishment, relinquishing -- (the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.)

Sense 9
discharge, firing, firing off -- (the act of discharging a gun)
       => shooting, shot -- (the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate")

Antonyms of verb discharge

2 of 11 senses of discharge

Sense 4
discharge -- (remove the charge from)
       Antonym of charge (Sense 8)
      => charge -- (fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay")

Sense 10
discharge, muster out -- (release from military service)
       Antonym of enlist (Sense 3)
      => enlist, draft, muster in -- (engage somebody to enter the army)

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

11 senses of discharge

Sense 1
dispatch, discharge, complete -- (complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties")
       => carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil -- (put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation")

Sense 2
discharge -- (pour forth or release; "discharge liquids")
       => spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

Sense 3
free, discharge -- (free from obligations or duties)

Sense 4
discharge -- (remove the charge from)
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 5
fire, discharge, go off -- (go off or discharge; "The gun fired")

Sense 6
acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate -- (pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges")
       => pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")

Sense 7
exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release -- (eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas")

Sense 8
drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge -- (leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel")
       => deliver -- (bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers")

Sense 9
fire, discharge -- (cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet")

Sense 10
discharge, muster out -- (release from military service)
       => let go of, let go, release, relinquish -- (release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall")

Sense 11
empty, discharge -- (become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

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