"discharging" in the verb sense
1. dispatch, discharge, complete
complete or carry out
"discharge one's duties"
pour forth or release
3. free, discharge
free from obligations or duties
remove the charge from
5. fire, discharge, go off
go off or discharge
"The gun fired"
6. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
7. exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release
eliminate (a substance
"combustion products are exhausted in the engine"
"the plant releases a gas"
8. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge
remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave
"unload the cargo"
"drop off the passengers at the hotel"
9. fire, discharge
cause to go off
"fire a gun"
"fire a bullet"
10. discharge, muster out
release from military service
11. empty, discharge
become empty or void of its content
"The room emptied"
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