[ US /dɪˈskɑɹdɪd/ ]
[ UK /dɪskˈɑːdɪd/ ]
  1. thrown away
    salvaged some thrown-away furniture
    wearing someone's cast-off clothes
    throwaway children living on the streets
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How To Use discarded 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
  • The absence of a clear understanding about those root causes largely explains why several would-be peace agreements ended up dishonoured or discarded.
  • I discarded my robe and turban. Times, Sunday Times
  • 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
  • When the pack is used up, all the played and discarded cards are gathered and shuffled to form a new pack to deal from.
  • Examples of this include companies that are extracting the petroleum from discarded plastic bottles and using it to create the polyester fibers that they turn into sportswear, and those producing synthetic gypsum roughly 20 percent of U.S. raw gypsum use from the byproduct of manufacturing and energy-generating processes, primarily from desulfurization of exhaust gases from coal power plants. John Friedman: Three Dimensions of Leadership
  • We can deduce the processes that were employed by examining the remains of discarded or lost, part worked or broken beads, for wear or tooling marks.
  • Her broom helped sweep away the clam shells discarded by scavenging racoons and the carcasses of dead mice frozen during the winter.
  • The filtrate was discarded and the recovered retentate was divided into two equal aliquots.
  • When the garment is ripped apart (facings, hem, everything) and the thread bits discarded, SEW THE GARMENT TOGETHER AGAIN -- just for practice! Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine
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