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dis·card

 (dĭ-skärd′)
v. dis·card·ed, dis·card·ing, dis·cards
v.tr.
1. To throw away; reject.
2.
a. To throw out (a playing card) from one's hand.
b. To play (a card other than a trump) from a suit different from that of the card led.
v.intr.
To discard a playing card.
n. (dĭs′kärd′)
1.
a. The act of discarding in a card game.
b. A discarded playing card.
2. One that is discarded or rejected.

dis·card′a·ble adj.
dis·card′er n.
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discard

vb
1. (tr) to get rid of as useless or undesirable
2. (Card Games) cards to throw out (a card or cards) from one's hand
3. (Card Games) cards to play (a card not of the suit led nor a trump) when unable to follow suit
n
4. a person or thing that has been cast aside
5. (Card Games) cards a discarded card
6. (Card Games) the act of discarding
disˈcarder n
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dis•card

(v. dɪˈskɑrd; n. ˈdɪs kɑrd)

v.t.
1. to cast aside or dispose of; get rid of.
2.
a. to throw out (a playing card) from one's hand.
b. to play (a card, not a trump, of a different suit from that of the card led).
v.i.
3. to discard a playing card.
n.
4. the act of discarding.
5. a person or thing that is cast out or rejected.
6. a card discarded.
[1580–90]
dis•card′a•ble, adj.
dis•card′er, n.
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discard

- First meant "throw out or reject a card from a hand."
See also related terms for reject.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

discard


Past participle: discarded
Gerund: discarding

Imperative
discard
discard
Present
I discard
you discard
he/she/it discards
we discard
you discard
they discard
Preterite
I discarded
you discarded
he/she/it discarded
we discarded
you discarded
they discarded
Present Continuous
I am discarding
you are discarding
he/she/it is discarding
we are discarding
you are discarding
they are discarding
Present Perfect
I have discarded
you have discarded
he/she/it has discarded
we have discarded
you have discarded
they have discarded
Past Continuous
I was discarding
you were discarding
he/she/it was discarding
we were discarding
you were discarding
they were discarding
Past Perfect
I had discarded
you had discarded
he/she/it had discarded
we had discarded
you had discarded
they had discarded
Future
I will discard
you will discard
he/she/it will discard
we will discard
you will discard
they will discard
Future Perfect
I will have discarded
you will have discarded
he/she/it will have discarded
we will have discarded
you will have discarded
they will have discarded
Future Continuous
I will be discarding
you will be discarding
he/she/it will be discarding
we will be discarding
you will be discarding
they will be discarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been discarding
you have been discarding
he/she/it has been discarding
we have been discarding
you have been discarding
they have been discarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been discarding
you will have been discarding
he/she/it will have been discarding
we will have been discarding
you will have been discarding
they will have been discarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been discarding
you had been discarding
he/she/it had been discarding
we had been discarding
you had been discarding
they had been discarding
Conditional
I would discard
you would discard
he/she/it would discard
we would discard
you would discard
they would discard
Past Conditional
I would have discarded
you would have discarded
he/she/it would have discarded
we would have discarded
you would have discarded
they would have discarded
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discard - anything that is cast aside or discardeddiscard - anything that is cast aside or discarded
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
2.discard - (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit
abandonment - the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
3.discard - getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirablediscard - getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
abandonment - the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
staging - getting rid of a stage of a multistage rocket
Verb1.discard - throw or cast awaydiscard - throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
unlearn - discard something previously learnt, like an old habit
deep-six, give it the deep six - toss out; get rid of; "deep-six these old souvenirs!"
jettison - throw away, of something encumbering
junk, scrap, trash - dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
waste - get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
dump - throw away as refuse; "No dumping in these woods!"
retire - dispose of (something no longer useful or needed); "She finally retired that old coat"
abandon - forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
liquidize, sell out, sell up - get rid of all one's merchandise
de-access - dispose of by selling; "the museum sold off its collection of French impressionists to raise money"; "the publishing house sold off one of its popular magazines"
close out - terminate by selling off or disposing of; "He closed out his line of sports cars"
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discard

verb get rid of, drop, remove, throw away or out, reject, abandon, dump (informal), shed, scrap, axe (informal), ditch (slang), junk (informal), chuck (informal), dispose of, relinquish, dispense with, jettison, repudiate, cast aside Read the instructions before discarding the box.
keep, save, reserve, retain, hold back, hang or hold on to
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

discard

verb
To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example:
Informal: chuck, jettison, shuck (off).
Slang: ditch.
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Translations
يَرْمي، يَطْرَح جانِبا
odhoditvyřadit
kasseresmide væk
fleygja, henda
išmestinusimesti
atmest/aizmest
atmakıskartaya çıkarmak

discard

A. [dɪsˈkɑːd] VT [+ unwanted thing] → deshacerse de; [+ idea, plan] → desechar, descartar; [+ clothing] → desembarazarse de; [+ habit] → renunciar a (Cards) → descartarse de; [+ person] → desembarazarse de
B. [dɪsˈkɑːd] VI (Cards) → descartarse
C. [ˈdɪskɑːd] N (Cards) → descarte m; (= unwanted thing) → desecho m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

discard

[dɪsˈkɑːrd] vt
(= throw out) [+ old things] → se débarrasser de
[+ idea, plan, system] → abandonner, renoncer àdisc brake nfrein m à disquedisc drive n (British) (COMPUTING)lecteur m de disques
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

discard

vt
unwanted article, personausrangieren; idea, planverwerfen; (Comput) changes in fileverwerfen; (= take off) coatausziehen; antlers, leavesabwerfen
(Cards) → abwerfen
vi (Cards) → abwerfen
n
(Cards) → Abwerfen nt
(Ind, Comm) → Ausschuss m, → Ausschussware f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

discard

[dɪsˈkɑːd] vt (clothes) → smettere; (unwanted things) → sbarazzarsi di; (idea, plan, playing card) → scartare; (people) → abbandonare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

discard

(diˈskaːd) verb
to throw away as useless. They discarded the empty bottles.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

discard

n. desecho, descarte;
v. descartar, desechar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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These piteous wrecks that are my comrades here say we have reached the bottom of the scale, the final humiliation; they say that when a horse is no longer worth the weeds and discarded rubbish they feed to him, they sell him to the bull-ring for a glass of brandy, to make sport for the people and perish for their pleasure.
Tomorrow I shall discard them for leopard-skins which I have tanned and sewn into a garment strong and warm.
Moreover, it was not till late that the short plot was discarded for one of greater compass, and the grotesque diction of the earlier satyric form for the stately manner of Tragedy.
In plain English, when you have made your fortune by the good offices of a friend, you are advised to discard him as soon as you can.
The Dative case is but an ornamental folly--it is better to discard it.
She had discarded her hoopskirt and appeared not unlike a nun.
What influence honours have, and how they may occasion sedition, is evident enough; for those who are themselves unhonoured while they see others honoured, will be ready for any disturbance: and these things are done unjustly when any one is either honoured or discarded contrary to their deserts, justly when they are according to them.
The paper with the discarded sketch on it was found, but it was dirty, and spotted with candle-grease.
Carthoris also discarded the metal from his harness, or such of it as might serve to identify him as a Heliumite, or of royal blood, for he did not know to what nation belonged this waterway, and upon Mars it is always well to assume every man and nation your enemy until you have learned the contrary.
Not being entirely bereft of prudence, he had discarded boots and stockings and borrowed Tommy Cotton's overalls.
Tom's distress of mind wore off gradually and the toothache grew irksome and was discarded. If Sid really managed to make anything out of Tom's disjointed mutterings, he kept it to him- self.
Models of it were worn on breasts from which the Cross was discarded, and it was bowed down to and believed in where the Cross was denied.