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Definitions of discard

  1. To throw out of the hand such cards as are not needed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To reject; dismiss. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To cast off as useless or as no longer of service; to dismiss from employment, confidence, or favor; to discharge; to turn away. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To put or thrust away; to reject. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To cast off as useless; reject; throw away. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To throw away, as useless, said of cards: to cast off: to discharge: to reject. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To cast off; dismiss. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To make a discard. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. throw or cast away; "Put away your worries" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To dismiss; to cast off; to give up and be done with. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To dismiss from service, employment, or society; to cast off; to reject. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or to failing to follow suit Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. The act of discarding; also, the card or cards discarded. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The throwing out of the unnecessary cards; the cards thrown out. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for discard

  1. In his gratitude he resolved to discard his companions, and actually sat down and wrote a letter to Charlie, begging him to come and see him. – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  2. We won't throw our hands into the discard until we're called. – The Man from Home by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson
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