discharge (someone or something) from (something)

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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 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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References in classic literature ?
He refused to resign, and was discharged from the University faculty.
And Sherbourne died too, while Policeman Phillipps was shot in the leg and discharged from the Oakland police force.
In spite of his denial of having touched a drop, and of his persistent assertion that the revolver had been in his hip pocket and that he had not laid a finger to it, he was discharged from the force.
MORE than 1,000 elderly people were discharged from North Wales hospitals at night during 2016 - despite guidelines saying it should be avoided where possible.
Audit Sample: Patients admitted and discharged from Ward 3 & 4 of The Mount, between 01.
The report estimates that, each year, more than 400,000 patients are discharged from hospital between 11pm and 6am - many of whom could be elderly or vulnerable patients with inadequate care and support.
Each patient discharged from the thoracic surgical PCU receives a dismissal summary in accordance with institutional and Joint Commission standards (Louden, 2009).
1 : to allow to leave or get off <The patient was discharged from the hospital.
The majority of intensive care unit (ICU) survivors are discharged from ICU during the day (1-3).
Clostridium difficile infection in patients discharged from US short-stay hospitals, 1996-2003.
Cargo is discharged from ships anchored in a harbor onto smaller vessels or barges for movement to shore.
Thus, the taxpayer is not discharged from the tax debt and cannot avoid paying taxes by not filing.
Does the day a child is discharged from the hospital influence his chances of being readmitted for the same illness?
This report explores data documenting New York City students who have been designated as discharged from the school system.
Photo: Roman Lezo is back home in Sherman Oaks after being discharged from the Marines.