discharge
noun
  1. the act of paying a debt

    Usage
    in full discharge of a debt
    as full payment of a debt
  2. Usage
    in discharge of her duties as director
    while carrying out her duties as director
verb
  1. to pay a debt

    Usage
    to discharge a bankrupt
    to release someone from bankruptcy because they have has paid their debts
  2. Usage
    to discharge a debt
    to pay a debt or your liabilities in full
  3. to dismiss an employee

    Example

    to discharge an employee for negligence

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