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discard

noun

1 discard

Anything that is cast aside or discarded.



2 discard

cards The act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit.

3 discard

Getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable.

synonym: throwing away.

verb

1 discard

Throw or cast away.

synonyms: cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss ... show more.

Roget 764: refuse, reject, deny, decline, turn down; nill, negative; refuse one's assent, withhold one's assent; shake the head; close the hand, close the purse; grudge, begrudge, ... show more

Roget 782: relinquish, give up, surrender, yield, cede; let go, let slip; spare, drop, resign, forego, renounce, abandon, expropriate, ... show more

Roget 773: fail, neglect, omit, elude, evade, give the go-by to, set aside, ignore; shut one's eyes to, close one's eyes to.    infringe, transgress, violate, ... show more

Roget 678: not use; do without, dispense with, let alone, not touch, forbear, abstain, spare, waive, neglect; keep back, reserve.    lay up, lay by, ... show more

Roget 624: relinquish, give up, abandon, desert, forsake, leave in the lurch; go back on; depart from, secede from, withdraw from; back out of; leave, quit, take leave of, ... show more

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... show more

Roget 610: reject; set aside, lay aside; give up; decline etc. (refuse) 764; exclude, except; pluck, spin; cast.    repudiate, ... show more

Roget 756: abrogate, annul, cancel; destroy etc. 162; abolish; revoke, repeal, rescind, reverse, retract, recall; abolitionize; ... show more

Dutch: afdanken, afleggen, verwerpen


Moby thesaurus: abandon, abdicate, abjuration, abjure, abjurement, back out, beg off, boot out, bounce, brush aside, cashier, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, cast-off, castaway, castoff, chuck ... show more.

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