Discard definition

dĭ-skärd
To discard a playing card.
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To discard is defined as to get rid of something or throw something away.

When you throw out trash, this is an example of a time when you discard the trash.

When you get rid of a card that is in your hand during a game of poker, this is an example of a time when you discard the card.

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To throw away, abandon, or get rid of as no longer valuable or useful.
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To play (a card other than a trump) from a suit different from that of the card led.
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The act of discarding in a card game.
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A discarded playing card.
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To remove (a card or cards) from one's hand.
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To play (a card not a trump and not in the suit led) when holding no cards in the suit led.
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To throw away, to reject.
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(intransitive, card games) To make a discard; to throw out a card.
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To dismiss from employment, confidence, or favour; to discharge.
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Anything discarded.
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A discarded playing card in a card game.
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To throw out (a playing card) from one's hand.
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One that is discarded or rejected.
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(card games) To make a discard.
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A discarding or being discarded.
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Something discarded.
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(card games) The card or cards discarded.
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To throw away; reject.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
discard
Plural:
discards

Origin of discard

  • From dis- +‎ card.

    From Wiktionary