Definitions and Examples of discharge, dismiss
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
To release someone from a job or responsibility.
The company decided to discharge several employees due to budget cuts.
To remove someone from a position or task.
The coach decided to dismiss the player from the team due to disciplinary issues.
Key Differences: discharge vs dismiss
- 1Discharge is used when someone is released from a job or responsibility, while dismiss is used when someone is removed from a position or task.
- 2Discharge can also refer to the release of something, such as a liquid or gas, while dismiss only refers to people.
Effective Usage of discharge, dismiss
- 1Employment: Use discharge when referring to an employee being let go from their job.
- 2Legal: Use dismiss when referring to a case being thrown out of court or a juror being removed from a trial.
- 3Military: Use discharge when referring to a soldier leaving the military, either voluntarily or involuntarily.
- 4Education: Use dismiss when referring to a student being expelled from school or a teacher being fired.
The antonyms of induct are discharge and dismiss. Use discharge when referring to the release of someone from a job or responsibility, and dismiss when referring to the removal of someone from a position or task. These words have specific usage in different contexts, such as employment, legal, military, and education.