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Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
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Meaning of "discharge" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISCHARGE

discharge  [dɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISCHARGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Discharge is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb discharge in English.

WHAT DOES DISCHARGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of discharge in the English dictionary

The first definition of discharge in the dictionary is to release or allow to go. Other definition of discharge is to dismiss from or relieve of duty, office, employment, etc. Discharge is also to fire or be fired, as a gun.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DISCHARGE

PRESENT

Present
I discharge
you discharge
he/she/it discharges
we discharge
you discharge
they discharge
Present continuous
I am discharging
you are discharging
he/she/it is discharging
we are discharging
you are discharging
they are discharging
Present perfect
I have discharged
you have discharged
he/she/it has discharged
we have discharged
you have discharged
they have discharged
Present perfect continuous
I have been discharging
you have been discharging
he/she/it has been discharging
we have been discharging
you have been discharging
they have been discharging
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I discharged
you discharged
he/she/it discharged
we discharged
you discharged
they discharged
Past continuous
I was discharging
you were discharging
he/she/it was discharging
we were discharging
you were discharging
they were discharging
Past perfect
I had discharged
you had discharged
he/she/it had discharged
we had discharged
you had discharged
they had discharged
Past perfect continuous
I had been discharging
you had been discharging
he/she/it had been discharging
we had been discharging
you had been discharging
they had been discharging
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will discharge
you will discharge
he/she/it will discharge
we will discharge
you will discharge
they will discharge
Future continuous
I will be discharging
you will be discharging
he/she/it will be discharging
we will be discharging
you will be discharging
they will be discharging
Future perfect
I will have discharged
you will have discharged
he/she/it will have discharged
we will have discharged
you will have discharged
they will have discharged
Future perfect continuous
I will have been discharging
you will have been discharging
he/she/it will have been discharging
we will have been discharging
you will have been discharging
they will have been discharging
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would discharge
you would discharge
he/she/it would discharge
we would discharge
you would discharge
they would discharge
Conditional continuous
I would be discharging
you would be discharging
he/she/it would be discharging
we would be discharging
you would be discharging
they would be discharging
Conditional perfect
I would have discharge
you would have discharge
he/she/it would have discharge
we would have discharge
you would have discharge
they would have discharge
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been discharging
you would have been discharging
he/she/it would have been discharging
we would have been discharging
you would have been discharging
they would have been discharging
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you discharge
we let´s discharge
you discharge
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to discharge
Past participle
discharged
Present Participle
discharging
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISCHARGE


charge
tʃɑːdʒ
countercharge
ˈkaʊntəˌtʃɑːdʒ
curate-in-charge
ˌkjʊərɪtɪnˈtʃɑːdʒ
encharge
ɪnˈtʃɑːdʒ
enlarge
ɪnˈlɑːdʒ
hypercharge
ˈhaɪpəˌtʃɑːdʒ
large
lɑːdʒ
marge
mɑːdʒ
mischarge
ˌmɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ
outcharge
ˌaʊtˈtʃɑːdʒ
overcharge
ˌəʊvəˈtʃɑːdʒ
precharge
priːˈtʃɑːdʒ
predischarge
priːˈdɪstʃɑːdʒ
raj
rɑːdʒ
recharge
riːˈtʃɑːdʒ
supercharge
ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒ
surcharge
ˈsɜːˌtʃɑːdʒ
taj
tɑːdʒ
uncharge
ʌnˈtʃɑːdʒ
undercharge
ˌʌndəˈtʃɑːdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISCHARGE

discernibly
discerning
discerningly
discernment
discerp
discerpibility
discerpible
discerptible
discerption
discerptive
discharge tube
dischargeable
dischargee
discharger
dischuffed
dischurch
disci
discide
disciform
discinct

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISCHARGE

by and large
call-out charge
conditional discharge
conservation of charge
corona discharge
cover charge
delivery charge
depth charge
electric charge
electric discharge
fixed charge
floating charge
free of charge
glow discharge
in charge
negative charge
reverse-charge
reverse the charge
service charge
turbo-charge
vaginal discharge

Synonyms and antonyms of discharge in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISCHARGE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «discharge» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of discharge

Translation of «discharge» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISCHARGE

Find out the translation of discharge to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of discharge from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «discharge» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

批准离开
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

salir
570 millions of speakers

English

discharge
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुक्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التفريغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разряда
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dispensar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নির্গমন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

autoriser à quitter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelepasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entlassen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

解放される
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

내보내다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Discharge
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xả
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெளியேற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्त्राव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

deşarj
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dimettere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozładowania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розряду
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

descărcare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απαλλαγή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ontslag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

urladdning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utslipp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of discharge

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISCHARGE»

The term «discharge» is very widely used and occupies the 10.807 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISCHARGE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about discharge

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «DISCHARGE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word discharge.
1
Benjamin Banneker
Standing at my door, I heard the discharge of a gun, and in four or five seconds of time, after the discharge, the small shot came rattling about me, one or two of which struck the house; which plainly demonstrates that the velocity of sound is greater than that of a cannon bullet.
2
Chanakya
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
3
Bainbridge Colby
And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
4
Edward VIII
I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
5
Jeff Gannon
Since There are so many questions about what the president was doing over 30 years ago, what is it that he did after his honorable discharge from the National Guard? Did he make speeches alongside Jane Fonda denouncing America's racist war in Vietnam?
6
Hu Jintao
China has adopted and is implementing its national climate change program. This includes mandatory national targets for reducing energy intensity and discharge of major pollutants and increasing forest coverage and the share of renewable energy for the period of 2005 through 2010.
7
Chiang Kai-shek
What we have seen of recent American action in the Pacific, the bombing of Tokyo and the engagements in the Coral Sea, off Midway Island and at Dutch Harbour, has been sufficient indication that America is beginning to discharge her supremely important duty in the Pacific.
8
Konrad Lorenz
I believe that present day civilized man suffers from insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
9
Charles E. Merrill
Mr. Ware has no right to discharge any of his laborers on account of their political opinion.
10
John Randolph
We all know our duty better than we discharge it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISCHARGE»

Discover the use of discharge in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to discharge and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Electrical Discharge Machining
"In writing this book, the author focused on EDM fundamentals. These are the items common to all EDM machines, such as the spark, how the spark is controlled, what causes overcut, and the importance of the dielectric fluid.
Elman C. Jameson, 2001
2
Glow Discharge Processes: Sputtering and Plasma Etching
Develops detailed understanding of the deposition and etching of materials by sputtering discharge, and of etching of materials by chemically active discharge.
Brian N. Chapman, 1980
3
Hospital Discharge: Integrating Health and Social Care
This clear and concise guide examines the reasons for difficulties of hospital discharge and considers the possible solutions.
Jon Glasby, 2003
4
Plasma Discharge in Liquid: Water Treatment and Applications
The second part of the book focuses on various water treatment applications, including: Decontamination of volatile organic compounds and remediation of contaminated water Microorganism sterilization and other biological applications ...
Yong Yang, Young I. Cho, Alexander Fridman, 2012
5
The Lightning Discharge
Absorbing monograph by expert sets forth most of known properties of lightning: cloud and lightning charges, stepped leader, return stroke, dart leader, lightning on other planets, thunder, more. 144 illustrations.
Martin A. Uman, 2001
6
Electric discharge lamps
This book brings together an extraordinary amount of data on all the major types of electric discharge lamps which are now in commercial use.
John F. Waymouth, 1971
7
Discharge: A Gay Navy Novel
Discharge is the comic story of four gay sailors being released from the Navy in 1995.
Ron Belpedio, 2001
8
Spark Discharge
Spark Discharge is a first-of-its-kind text, providing a comprehensive and systematic description of the spark breakdown of long gas gaps.
Eduard M. Bazelyan, Yuri P. Raizer, 1997
9
Nurse Facilitated Hospital Discharge
Excellent resource, this book has been written for clinical practitioners and aims to provide a pragmatic insight regarding complex issues in hospitals underpinning facilitated discharges from hospital settings.
Liz Lees, 2007
10
Timely Discharge from Hospital
The book is further enhanced by a comprehensive selection of case studies.Part 1: Fundamental perspectives of practice OCo there are 3 leading chapters which set the scene for the discharge of patients from hospital.Part 2: The UK ...
Liz Lees, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISCHARGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term discharge is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Phil Rudd seeks discharge without conviction for threatening to kill
Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd will be back in the Tauranga District Court this morning seeking a discharge without conviction on serious ... «TVNZ, Jul 15»
2
Iowa DNR monitors wastewater discharge in city of Clinton …
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) - Officials say a wastewater discharge in the eastern Iowa city of Clinton is reaching the main channel of the Mississippi ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
3
Textile units set 'zero discharge' target - The Times of India
According to the green court, a 'zero discharge unit' is the one that does not discharge any amount of liquid effluent, not even treated effluent. «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
World High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs Industry - MarketWatch
PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-41High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs ..... of Latin American Historic Review for HighIntensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
5
Youngstown News, Youngstown sewage discharge into Mill Creek …
YOUNGSTOWN — The city's fish-killing sewage discharge into Lake Newport exceeded 100,000 gallons, according to an initial report by an ... «Youngstown Vindicator, Jul 15»
6
Burton man with no insurance given absolute discharge due to …
A MAN charged with driving without insurance has been given an absolute discharge because he thought he was covered. Anatolijs Cvetkovs ... «Burton Mail, Jul 15»
7
World High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs Industry - SYS-CON Media
LONDON, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs in US$ Million. «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»
8
Manuel Delisle gets absolute discharge after chainsaw road-rage …
Manuel Delisle, accused in a bizarre Quebec road-rage incident involving a chainsaw, was handed an absolute discharge after pleading guilty ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
9
Oregon lawmakers vote to assist gay veterans apply for change in …
An honorable discharge is generally required to qualify for many state and federal veterans benefits, including those of the G.I. Bill. Gays and ... «LGBTQ Nation, Jul 15»
10
City sewage discharge that killed fish exceeded 100000 gallons
The city's fish-killing sewage discharge into Lake Newport exceeded 100,000 gallons, according to an initial report by an Ohio Environmental ... «Youngstown Vindicator, Jul 15»

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