[ US /dɪˈskɑɹd/ ]
  1. anything that is cast aside or discarded
  2. (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit
  3. getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
  1. throw or cast away
    Put away your worries
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How To Use discard In A Sentence

  • So the girl was out of bondage, but Cadwaladr, sick with humiliation and rage, must come under guard to be handed over for a price to the brother who discarded and misprized him. His Disposition
  • People pay him to haul away their discards.
  • The absence of a clear understanding about those root causes largely explains why several would-be peace agreements ended up dishonoured or discarded.
  • East also discards down to one club to keep his master heart. Times, Sunday Times
  • Discard the lancet into a biohazard sharps container.
  • I discarded my robe and turban. Times, Sunday Times
  • If the matter is left go unchecked other people will think they have a free hand to discard all their household rubbish wherever they want.
  • One rubber-tyred option was prematurely discarded by a now-disgraced former mayor as not developed enough, even though the cost would have been half that of lrt. Canada Line delivers a smooth ride « Stephen Rees's blog
  • I hope their label recognises that although the album may not have reach their expectations, that, it is infact a quality album* and a fan fav, and don't just discard it. Undefined
  • I teach media studies to 11- to 16-year-olds in Basingstoke, and I find that although I have to buy all of the dailies when I talk to my students about newspapers, I quickly discard the others. Good to Meet You: Keith Langton
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