The action of discharging someone from a hospital or from a job. The action of discharging a liquid, gas, or other substance. The action of doing all that is required to fulfill a responsibility or perform a duty. The action of canceling an order of a court. Tell (someone) officially that they can or must leave, in particular. Allow (a liquid, gas, or other substance) to flow out from where it has been confined. Do all that is required to fulfill (a responsibility) or perform (a duty). (of a judge or court) cancel (an order of a court).