discharge from hospital


discharge from hospital
release from hospital

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • discharge */*/ — I UK [dɪsˈtʃɑː(r)dʒ] / US [ˈdɪsˌtʃɑrdʒ] / US [dɪsˈtʃɑrdʒ] verb Word forms discharge : present tense I/you/we/they discharge he/she/it discharges present participle discharging past tense discharged past participle discharged 1) [transitive,… …   English dictionary

  • discharge — 1 verb 1 SEND SB AWAY (T) to officially allow a person to go or send them away, especially after being ill in hospital or working in the army, navy etc (+ from): I think Oliver gets discharged from the RAF in August. | discharge yourself (=leave… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • discharge — I n. 1) a dishonorable; general; honorable; medical discharge (from the armed forces) 2) a discharge from (a discharge from the hospital) II v. 1) (D; tr.) to discharge from (to discharge smb. from hospital/from the hospital) 2) (D; tr.) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • discharge — dis|charge1 [ dıs,tʃardʒ, dıs tʃardʒ ] verb ** ▸ 1 allow/force someone to leave ▸ 2 let liquid/gas leave ▸ 3 perform a duty ▸ 4 fire a weapon ▸ 5 pay what you owe ▸ 6 when electricity flows 1. ) transitive usually passive to be officially allowed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • discharge — dis|charge1 [dısˈtʃa:dʒ US a:r ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(send somebody away)¦ 2¦(gas/liquid/smoke etc)¦ 3¦(shoot)¦ 4¦(duty/responsibility/debt etc)¦ 5¦(electricity)¦ 6¦(a wound)¦ 7¦(goods/passengers)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin:… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • discharge — (1) The action of releasing a lien or the document in which the creditor relinquishes a lien. Also known as a satisfaction, a release, a reconveyance, or an extinguishment. However, release tends to be used in connection with both real and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Discharge — The flow of fluid from part of the body such as the nose or vagina. * * * 1. That which is emitted or evacuated, as an excretion or a secretion. 2. The activation or firing of a neuron. after d. afterdischarge. early d. d. of a woman and the… …   Medical dictionary

  • discharge — discharges, discharging, discharged (The verb is pronounced [[t]dɪstʃɑ͟ː(r)ʤ[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]dɪ̱stʃɑː(r)ʤ[/t]].) 1) VERB When someone is discharged from hospital, prison, or one of the armed services, they are officially allowed… …   English dictionary

  • hospital — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ community, district (esp. BrE), local ▪ NHS (in the UK), private, public, state ▪ day …   Collocations dictionary

  • discharge — verb (discharged, discharging) –verb (t) /dɪsˈtʃadʒ / (say dis chahj) 1. to relieve of a charge or load; unload (a ship, etc.). 2. to remove, send forth, or get rid of (a charge, lead, etc.). 3. to fire; shoot: discharge a gun. 4. to pour forth,… …   Australian English dictionary


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