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Definition 1: getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for discard in the sense of this definition

(discard is a kind of ...) the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

(... is a kind of discard ) getting rid of a stage of a multistage rocket

Definition 2: (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit - [noun denoting act]

(discard is a kind of ...) the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

(discard belongs to category ...) a game played with playing cards

Definition 3: anything that is cast aside or discarded - [noun denoting object]

(discard is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

Definition 4: throw or cast away - [verb of possession]

Samples where discard or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put away your worries

Synonyms for discard in the sense of this definition

(discard is a kind of ...) dispose of

"Get rid of these old shoes!" "The company got rid of all the dead wood"

(... is a kind of discard ) discard something previously learnt, like an old habit

(... is a kind of discard ) dispose of by selling

"the museum sold off its collection of French impressionists to raise money" "the publishing house sold off one of its popular magazines"

(... is a kind of discard ) sell or get rid of all one's merchandise

(... is a kind of discard ) forsake, leave behind

"We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"

(... is a kind of discard ) dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)

"She finally retired that old coat"

(... is a kind of discard ) throw away as refuse

"No dumping in these woods!"

(... is a kind of discard ) get rid of

"We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"

(... is a kind of discard ) dispose of (something useless or old)

"trash these old chairs" "junk an old car" "scrap your old computer"

(... is a kind of discard ) throw away, of something encumbering

(... is a kind of discard ) toss out; get rid of

"deep-six these old souvenirs!"

(... is a kind of discard ) terminate by selling off or disposing of

"He closed out his line of sports cars"

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