discard

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to get rid of)
a. deshacerse de
The thieves discarded the bags containing stolen cash in an alley.Los ladrones se deshicieron de las bolsas llenas de dinero robado en un callejón.
b. desechar
Lucinda cleaned out the refrigerator and discarded the rotten tomatoes.Lucinda limpió el refrigerador y desechó los tomates podridos.
c. descartar
When Hugo saw the strength of the opposition, he discarded his plan of attack.Cuando Hugo vió la fortaleza de la oposición, descartó el plan de ataque.
2. (card games)
a. descartarse de
Paul discarded a three of clubs.Paul se descartó de un tres de tréboles.
3. (to shed)
a. mudar
Snakes periodically discard the outer portion of their skin.Las serpientes mudan periódicamente la parte exterior de la piel.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to take off)
a. desembarazarse de
Scarlett discarded her shoes in the corner and fell exhausted on the bed.Scarlett se desembarazó de los zapatos en la esquina y se tumbó exhausta en la cama.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (card games)
a. descartarse
In some versions of canasta, you don't have to discard when going out of the game.En algunas versiones de canasta, no tienes que descartarte al salir del juego.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (unwanted thing)
a. el desecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Noah recycles discards to make ecological furniture.Noah recicla desechos para fabricar muebles ecológicos.
7. (card games)
a. el descarte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Another player's discards can be picked up and used in some card games.Los descartes de otro jugador se pueden recoger y usar en algunos juegos de cartas.
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discard
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (thing, person)
a. desechar
2. (plan, proposal, possibility)
a. descartar
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discard
transitive verb
[dɪsˈkɑːd] [+unwanted thing] deshacerse de; [+idea, plan] desechar; descartar; [+clothing] desembarazarse de
when it got too hot he discarded his jumper
[+habit] renunciar a; (Cards) descartarse de; [+person] desembarazarse de
you can't just discard people when you have no use for them
intransitive verb
[dɪsˈkɑːd] (Cards) descartarse
noun
[ˈdɪskɑːd] (Cards) descarte (m); (unwanted thing) desecho (m);
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