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1. discard

verb. ['dɪˈskɑːrd'] throw or cast away.

Synonyms

  • dispose
  • waste
  • scrap
  • de-access
  • close out
  • sell out
  • chuck out
  • dump
  • liquidize
  • toss away
  • toss
  • unlearn
  • toss out
  • sell up
  • cast out
  • junk
  • cast away
  • fling
  • put away
  • throw out
  • abandon
  • cast aside
  • give it the deep six
  • get rid of
  • retire
  • remove
  • trash
  • deep-six
  • throw away

Antonyms

  • remember
  • stand still
  • free
  • repatriate

Etymology

  • card (English)
  • carde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dis- (English)

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Rhymes with Discard

  • disregard
  • marquard
  • hypercard
  • drouillard
  • brouillard
  • avant-garde
  • rouillard
  • hilyard
  • guinyard
  • giscard
  • gilyard
  • gaspard
  • disbarred
  • coulthard
  • couillard
  • chouinard
  • buzard
  • bunyard
  • broussard
  • brossard
  • bongard
  • bombard
  • bolyard
  • belgard
  • suchard
  • rocard
  • ricard
  • revard
  • retard
  • rennard

Sentences with discard


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the small paper circle released by the punch and discard.

2. Verb, base form
You may want to cut away and discard this rib.

Quotes about discard


1. A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it’s clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar. (148)
- Victoria Moran, Lit From Within: Tending Your Soul For Lifelong Beauty

2. The nature of the enemy's warfare in your life is to cause you to become discouraged and to cast away your confidence. Not that you would necessarily discard your salvation, but you could give up your hope of God's deliverance. The enemy wants to numb you into a coping kind of Christianity that has given up hope of seeing God's resurrection power.
- Bob Sorge, Glory: When Heaven Invades Earth

3. The Shaod, it was called. The Transformation... When it came, the fortuante person's life ended and began anew; he would discard his old, mundane existence and move to Elantris. Elantris, where he could live in bliss, rule in wisdom, and be worshiped for eternity.Eternity ended ten years ago.
- Brandon Sanderson, Elantris

2. discard

noun. ['dɪˈskɑːrd'] anything that is cast aside or discarded.

Synonyms

  • object

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • necessitate

Etymology

  • card (English)
  • carde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dis- (English)

3. discard

noun. ['dɪˈskɑːrd'] getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable.

Synonyms

  • throwing away
  • abandonment

Antonyms

  • disqualify
  • buy
  • underspend

Etymology

  • card (English)
  • carde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dis- (English)

4. discard

noun. ['dɪˈskɑːrd'] (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit.

Synonyms

  • card game
  • abandonment

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • conserve
  • providence

Etymology

  • card (English)
  • carde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dis- (English)
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