Synonyms for discard

Grammar : Verb
Spell : verb dih-skahrd; noun dis-kahrd
Phonetic Transcription : verb dɪˈskɑrd; noun ˈdɪs kɑrd

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Définition of discard

Origin :
  • 1590s, literally "to throw a card away," from dis- "away" + card (n.). Figurative use (in a non-gaming sense) is first recorded 1580s. In the card-playing sense, decard is attested by 1550s. Related: Discarded; discarding. As a noun, from 1742.
  • verb get rid of
Example sentences :
  • Besides; if you are not filial, sir, if you discard that duty, you are at least—hum—not a Christian?
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Then, eager to discard the subject, he spoke of other things.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • In camp you will discard it because it will impede the swing of your arms.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • If you are resolute and singleminded, you will at once discard the latter two.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • Her father would not discard his afflicted, his repentant child.
  • Extract from : « Gomez Arias » by Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
  • Nay, but be calm a moment; 'twas from my regard to you that I did not discard her.
  • Extract from : « The Contrast » by Royall Tyler
  • If you have the least doubt about it, discard it, or put it in another basket.
  • Extract from : « The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise » by M. E. Hard
  • Take it all in all, he preferred a matron, his days at playing with debutantes were in the discard.
  • Extract from : « The Gorgeous Girl » by Nalbro Bartley
  • He was about to arise and discard his overcoat, when suddenly he subsided with a gasp.
  • Extract from : « Mixed Faces » by Roy Norton
  • And Pelagie wept, and implored them not to tell Jules, lest he should discard her.'
  • Extract from : « Shawl-Straps » by Louisa M. Alcott

Antonyms for discard

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