Übersetzung von “discharge” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /dɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ/ us /-ˈtʃɑːrdʒ/

to allow someone officially to leave somewhere, especially a hospital or a law court

liberar, dar alta a
Patients were discharged from the hospital because the beds were needed by other people.
More than half of all prisoners discharged are reconvicted within two years.
UK A peace protester was conditionally discharged for twelve months (= allowed to go free only if they do not commit a crime again for this period of time).

to send out a substance, especially waste liquid or gas

Large amounts of dangerous waste are discharged daily by the factory.
The oil that discharged into the sea seriously harmed a lot of birds and animals.

formal to perform a task, especially an official one

The city must discharge its legal duty to house the homeless.
discharge a debt formal

to pay back a debt completely

pagar uma dívida

formal to fire a gun, or to fire a shot from a gun

The police stated that some 50 rounds had been discharged.
noun uk /ˈdɪs.tʃɑːdʒ/ us /-tʃɑːrdʒ/

official permission to leave the armed forces, a prison, or a hospital

baixa, alta
UK The judge gave him a one-year conditional discharge.

the act of sending out waste liquid or gas

Thousands of fish were killed as a result of a discharge of poisonous chemicals from a nearby factory.

liquid matter that comes from a part of the body and is often infected

a vaginal discharge

[ no plural ] formal the performance of duties or payment of money that is owed

cumprimento, quitação
the discharge of his duties

[ no plural ] formal the action of firing a gun


(Übersetzung von “discharge” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)