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synonyms for discard

  • abandon
  • cancel
  • dispense with
  • dispose of
  • ditch
  • dump
  • eliminate
  • give up
  • jettison
  • reject
  • remove
  • renounce
  • repeal
  • scrap
  • shed
  • abdicate
  • abjure
  • adios
  • banish
  • can
  • cashier
  • chuck
  • deep-six
  • desert
  • dispatch
  • dispossess
  • divorce
  • drop
  • eject
  • expel
  • forsake
  • junk
  • oust
  • protest
  • relinquish
  • repudiate
  • cast aside
  • do away with
  • free of
  • have done with
  • part with
  • put by
  • shake off
  • sweep away
  • throw away
  • throw out
  • throw overboard
  • toss aside
  • write off
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antonyms for discard

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  • accept
  • allow
  • approve
  • choose
  • hold
  • keep
  • ratify
  • retain
  • sanction
  • save
  • uphold
  • admit
  • take in
  • welcome
  • embrace
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How to use discard in a sentence

William, indeed, was not the man to discard an old friend for a new one.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The vote which required the King to discard them merely because they were what he himself was seemed to him a personal affront.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
He would discard any doctrine which, logically carried out, led to absurdity.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
"Yes; she was too genuinely a lady to encourage his suit, then discard him at the last moment," he concluded, despondently.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
Here you are, slouchin' around without a dressin' jacket er slippers en talkin' 'bout an ole song that's in the discard.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
They would, if they could, discard the bonds which unite them with England.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
If you cannot find a place where they seem to fit in, discard them.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
May I ask, would you, if you discovered that Mr. Vincent had a Virginia, discard him for ever from your thoughts?
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
Can we wonder that she wishes to discard a name which awakened such recollections, and only recalled the dream of happiness?
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
An age and a religious faith which discards the cloister, should discard a cloisteral fashion, wherever it exists.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
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