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discharge (someone or something) from (something)

1. To release someone from something. Based on these X-rays, your foot has healed completely, and I can discharge you from my care.
2. To fire someone from a job. Phil was discharged from his job once he was caught embezzling money.
3. To shoot something from a gun. I discharged another bullet from my gun but still missed the target.
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discharge (something) into (something)

To release something into a particular place or receptacle. It's good to keep house plants around because they discharge oxygen into the air. The company was fined for discharging wastewater into the creek.
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discharge someone from something

1. . to fire someone from a job. The manager discharged Walter from his position with the bank. Walter was discharged from his job.
2. to permit a person to leave a place, such as a hospital or the armed service. They discharged her from the hospital today. She was well enough to be discharged from the hospital.
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discharge something from something

to fire a round from a gun. I discharged two bullets from the gun accidentally. Randy discharged about twenty rounds from his automatic rifle.
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discharge something into something

to let something out of something into something else. She discharged some nitrogen from the tank into the laboratory by accident. The technician discharged oxygen into the atmosphere.
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BAPCPA was a pay supplement concerning PSLs initiated before it was established, as the borrowers were assessed for creditworthiness (Popescu Ljungholm, 2016a, b) and received their loans when they apparently comprised a supplementary expense being dischargeable in bankruptcy.
89) However, not all debts reported in a debtor's Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding are dischargeable.
10) We, as a society, have to prepare for the eventual reality of the federal student loan default issue and the impact that it will have on our economy if the debts are not made dischargeable in bankruptcy proceedings.
Debts incurred by the third group, as well as by those in the second group who will never finish school, are no more dischargeable than degree recipients' liabilities.
183) Unlike Chapter 7, in a Chapter 13 filing the debts of the consumer are not considered immediately dischargeable.
Among several recommendations the CFPB and Secretary of Education made to Congress in the report is to consider allowing private student loans to be dischargeable in bankruptcy.
67) As noted, the result of more than 30 years of litigation tells us the prebankruptcy obligations to pay for past cleanup are dischargeable, (68) so long as the discharge comes after the enactment of the relevant environmental statute, (69) while the duty to comply with environmental regulatory laws and clean up currently contaminated property is not dischargeable.
2) Validation of EIS (Electric vehicle Integration System) which aggregates data and information of available dischargeable capacity and hours of each EV while still allowing the EV to be used as a mean of transportation.
87) Unlike the other debts excepted from discharge, these debts represent conditionally dischargeable debts--that is, debts discharged upon the satisfaction of a certain condition.
Additionally, taxes owed are NOT dischargeable via bankruptcy.
According to a United States Bankruptcy Court, injury to property caused by the debtor's willful and malicious acts is not dischargeable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding.
as a dischargeable debt is what Nietzsche calls 'the oldest and naivest moral canon of justice,' one that relies on an idiom of equalizing, translates human action and suffering into calculable values, presumes that 'everything has its price [and] all things can be paid for,' and makes justice into more or less a branch of accounting" (Saunders 100).
Because prey killing is mediated by discharging nematocysts, it is not unreasonable to ascribe the 50% decrease in killing to a corresponding decrease of dischargeable nematocysts.