UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations verb: /dɪsˈtʃɑːrdʒ/, noun: /ˈdɪstʃɑːrdʒ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/v. dɪsˈtʃɑrdʒ; n. ˈdɪstʃɑrdʒ, dɪsˈtʃɑrdʒ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. dis chärj; n. dischärj, dis chärj)

Inflections of 'discharge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. discharged from [custody, the hospital, prison, employment]
  2. discharged the [convict, inmate, suspect, patient, employee]
  3. discharged on [bail, house arrest, condition that]
  4. discharge your [duties, tasks, responsibilities]
  5. [unable, unwilling, no longer able] to discharge
  6. [faithfully, loyally, competently] discharged
  7. discharged [him, the worker, the manager]
  8. discharged for [gross misconduct, poor results, absences]
  9. discharge [a debt, the loan, your mortgage]
  10. discharge [some, part, all] of the [debt]
  11. discharge [a weapon, the gun, your rifle]
  12. [policeman, officer, soldier, suspect] discharged his [weapon]
  13. [automatically, accidentally, mistakenly] discharged the [weapon]
  14. [gun, firearm, weapon] discharged
  15. [ordered, instructed, told] (not) to discharge
  16. is discharging a [liquid, fluid, pus]
  1. a [blood, liquid, pus, fluid, waste, pollutant] discharge
  2. a discharge of [blood]
  3. a [rifle, gun, weapon, pistol] discharge
  4. the discharge of the [rifle]
  5. a [five] -million-ton oil discharge
  6. [prevent, avoid] (further) waste discharge
  7. [halt, stop] discharge from the wound
  8. the [doctor, medic, specialist] authorized the discharge
  9. [monitoring, consultations, checkups] after discharge
  10. [recommend, sign, authorize] a discharge
  11. was given a discharge on the [basis, grounds] of
  12. was the reason [behind, for] his discharge
  13. received [an honorable, a special, a dishonorable] discharge
  14. a discharge from [duty, the hospital, the army]
  15. the discharge of [dozens of, several] employees
n as adj
  1. the discharge [form, requirements, rate, limit]
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