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Definitions of discharge:
  • noun:   the act of discharging a gun
  • noun:   the act of venting
  • noun:   the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun:   the pouring forth of a fluid
  • noun:   electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
  • noun:   any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
    Example: "The discharge of pus"
  • noun:   a substance that is emitted or released
  • noun:   a formal written statement of relinquishment
  • noun:   the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  • verb:   release from military service
  • verb:   eliminate (substances) from the body
  • verb:   pour forth or release
    Example: "Discharge liquids"
  • verb:   remove the charge from
  • verb:   free from obligations or duties
  • verb:   complete or carry out
    Example: "Discharge one's duties"
  • verb:   become empty or void of its content
  • verb:   cause to go off
  • verb:   go off or discharge
  • verb:   pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
  • verb:   leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;

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