1. get rid of someone/something that is no longer useful or desirable






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discard the report

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To discard something is to exclude something or dispose of something that is no longer relevant or useful. You can discard items or information for example.

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  1. The optician gave me five pairs of glasses to try on. I loved the first pair I tried so I told him to discard the others.
  2. Many football clubs have a reputation for ruthlessly discarding players as soon as they are no longer of any use to them

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  1. The chief executive discarded the report after reading its findings. He felt that the conclusions reached were far-fetched and agenda-driven.  
  2. The judge asked the jury to discard the information they had just received as it was not relevant to the proceedings.

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