verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of discard
Examples from the Web for discard
And in a way that was right, because he was keen to save the best bits of it and to discard the worst.
His past lives all display a remarkable bloodlust, one he continues to discard.‘Game of Thrones’ Withdrawal? Watch Nickelodeon’s Fantasy Epic ‘The Legend of Korra’|David Levesley|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So maybe what I've really got here is an Old Master discard being used – by me, the museum visitor – as a modern objet trouvé.
Discard your alcohol and dispose of your pork “The Muslims Are Coming!”
Anyone walking down a Manhattan street on trash day knows that New Yorkers discard some spectacular things.One New York Sanitation Worker Has a New Idea for Recycling Trash … Turn It Into Art|Nina Strochlic|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Lincoln discard his logical faculties and reason with his heart?Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?|John B. Remsburg
She did not want to encourage him to discard his winter leggings, and was doubtful what to say.Last Words|Juliana Horatia Ewing
Let the railways join in and discard his cars, and all would be well.A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike|Charles King
If, as dealer, you wish to make four tricks in a suit with but three in sight, give the adversaries a chance to discard.Bridge Axioms and Laws|J. B. Elwell
That rode into the discard on the tumbrels of the Revolution.Thirty|Howard Vincent O'Brien
1590s, literally "to throw a card away," from dis- "away" + card (n.). Figurative use (in a non-gaming sense) is first recorded 1580s. In the card-playing sense, decard is attested by 1550s. Related: Discarded; discarding. As a noun, from 1742.