discharge verb definition in Medical equipment topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Medical equipment topic
[transitive, usually passive] discharge somebody (from something) to give somebody official permission to leave a place or job; to make somebody leave a job Patients were being discharged from the hospital too early. She had discharged herself against medical advice. He was discharged from the army following his injury. She was discharged from the police force for bad conduct.