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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
Oil Discharge Monitoring Equipment is an equipment used for measurement or monitoring the oil content which is discharged when the sea water is discharged from a tanker to clean it after unloading the cargo.
This population included psychiatric patients and all patients discharged from general medical/ surgical units, including obstetrics.
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 01.04.2011 to 31.10.2011.
In this case, the guilty person is discharged from an offence as long as certain specific conditions, placed in probation orders, are met.
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).
We found that the risk-adjusted mortality for patients discharged from ICU between 1800 and 0600 hours was higher than the population median (Figures 1 and 2) and this time interval was chosen to represent "after-hours".
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.
said, "As each piece of required equipment was discharged from the ship, it was be marked with an RFID tag.