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English noun: discard

1. discard (object) anything that is cast aside or discarded


Broader (hypernym)object, physical object

2. discard (act) (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit


Broader (hypernym)abandonment


Part meronymcard game, cards


Domain categorycard game, cards

3. discard (act) getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable


Synonymsthrowing away


Broader (hypernym)abandonment


Narrower (hyponym)staging


English verb: discard

1. discard (possession) throw or cast away


SamplesPut away your worries.


Synonymscast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)get rid of, remove


Narrower (hyponym)abandon, close out, de-access, deep-six, dump, give it the deep six, jettison, junk, liquidize, retire, scrap, sell out, sell up, trash, unlearn, waste









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