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Main Entry: 1dis·charge
Pronunciation: dis-primarystresschärj, primarystressdis-secondarystresschärj
Function: verb
1 : to relieve of a charge, load, or burden : UNLOAD <discharge a ship>
2 : 1SHOOT 1, 2fire 4a <discharge a gun>
3 : to set free <discharge a prisoner>
4 : to dismiss from service or employment <discharge a soldier>
5 : to let go or let off <discharge passengers>
6 : to give forth fluid or other contents <this river discharges into the ocean>
7 : to get rid of by paying or doing <discharge a debt> <discharge a function>
- dis·charg·er noun

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