Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for discharge.
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Entry Word: discharge
Function: noun
Text: 1 a directed propelling of a missile by a firearm or artillery piece <the thunderous discharge of the cannons> -- see SHOT
2 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility <a full discharge from responsibility for the accident> -- see RELEASE 1
3 the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily <she was resentful over what she felt was a wrongful discharge> -- see LAYOFF
4 the doing of an action <aided in the discharge of his duties by a capable assistant> -- see COMMISSION 2