discard Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "discard" - English Dictionary

See all translations

discardverb

uk   /dɪˈskɑːd/  us   /-ˈskɑːrd/
[T] to throw something away or get rid of it because you no longer want or need it: Discarded food containers and bottles littered the streets. [I or T] to get rid of a card you are holding during a card game

discardnoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈskɑːd/  us   /-ˈskɑːrd/
in a card game, a card that you have got rid of
Translations of “discard”
in Arabic يَرمي, يَنبُذ…
in Korean 버리다…
in Malaysian buang…
in French jeter…
in Turkish (işe yaramayan şeyi) atmak, ıskartaya çıkarmak…
in Italian scartare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拋棄,扔掉, 出(牌)…
in Russian выбрасывать…
in Polish wyrzucać, odrzucać…
in Vietnamese loại bỏ…
in Spanish desechar, deshacerse de…
in Portuguese descartar, desfazer-se de, jogar fora…
in Thai โยนทิ้ง…
in German ausrangieren…
in Catalan llençar…
in Japanese ~を捨てる…
in Indonesian membuang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抛弃,扔掉, 出(牌)…
(Definition of discard from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of discard?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “discard” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More