Share this entry

discharge

Translation of discharge in German:

transitive verb

British English: /dɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ/
American English: /dɪsˈtʃɑrdʒ/
  • 1 (dismiss, allow to leave)
    entlassen (from aus)
    freisprechen (Angeklagte)
    (exempt from liabilities) befreien (from von)
    the patient discharged himself from hospital
    der Patient verließ eigenmächtig das Krankenhaus
  • 4 (acquit oneself of, pay)
    erfüllen (Pflicht, Verbindlichkeiten, Versprechen)
    bezahlen (Schulden)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    entladen werden
    (Schiff auch)
    gelöscht werden
    (Batterie)
    sich entladen
    (Gewehr)
    losgehen

noun

British English: /ˈdɪstʃɑːdʒ/
, /dɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ/
American English: /ˈdɪsˌtʃɑrdʒ/
  • 1 (dismissal)
    Entlassung Fem. (from aus)
    (of defendant) Freispruch Mask.
    (exemption from liabilities) Befreiung Fem.
    (written certificate of release) Entlassungsschein Mask.
    (written certificate of exemption) Entlastungsschein Mask.
    be granted a full discharge [by the court]
    [vom Gericht] in allen Punkten freigesprochen werden

Definition of discharge in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: