discharged discharged  /dɪs ˈtʃɑrdʒd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having lost your job

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Of the men discharged, 98% will have had long service overseas.
  2. They had complained for years that industrial waste discharged into the Thi Vai had poisoned their wells, killed all the fish and was making them sick.
  3. Quickly the crew discharged and inflated the life rafts.

News

  1. Bruins Patrice Bergeron discharged from hospital

    Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is discharged from a Chicago hospital after being injured during Game 5 against the Blackhawks.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: WMUR New Hampshire

  2. Patrice Bergeron discharged, will fly home with team

    Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli issued the following statement Sunday on the status of forward Patrice Bergeron: "Patrice was discharged from the hospital Saturday night and will be flying home with the team this morning," Chiarelli said in a statement....        
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Bill would restore records of those discharged under DADT

    A bill circulating in the House would upgrade the service records of gay, lesbian and bisexual troops who were discharged due to sexual orientation and eventually open the door to veterans’ benefits.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

Quotes

  1. "This ship is in a very damaged condition and the worry now is that the salvage operation may disturb the ship in a way that sees more oil discharged into the water. It will require a serious and specialist salvage operation," Ms Bligh said.
    on Apr 3, 2010 By: Anna Bligh Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I don't think any of us who passed that legislation thought we were now going to have people discharged from the military being charged in federal court," said Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Jeff Sessions Source: FOXNews

  3. "Three weeks have passed since the accident and two since I was discharged from hospital, and I am very happy about how my recuperation is progressing," seven-time MotoGP World Champion Rossi said. "I am feeling a lot better and I'm starting...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Valentino Rossi Source: Autochannel (press release)

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