Discard meaning

dĭ-skärd'
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 throw away, to reject.
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To discard a playing card.
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One that is discarded or rejected.
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To make a discard.
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A discarding or being discarded.
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Something discarded.
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The card or cards discarded.
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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 away; reject.
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Origin of discard

  • From dis- +‎ card.
    From Wiktionary