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Synonyms for discard

Synonyms for discard

to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

Synonyms for discard

anything that is cast aside or discarded

(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit

getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable

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Telling women to "enter the place" and see if he wouldn't get them pregnant portrays women as usable and discardable beings.
immigration laws, discardable populations, Guantanamo, anti-terrorism
Generally deliberate and willing to execute their captives, inmate hostage takers view their hostages as discardable implements to be used as long as needed.
Both the poet and the painter, that is, fortuitously discovered an unlikely "theater" by which to release and elaborate, to illuminate and play changes upon, sensibilities that would seem to be light years beyond such old-fashioned, discardable containers.
Thus this present earth is not discardable, because a continuity exists between knowledge and the physicality of the present and future earth.
Those who are uncounted become the discardable, the disposable in society.
The notion of "humanising" the savage is important to later understandings here, because the authentication of indigenous knowledge, in the early colonial context at least, meant determining what was human (and thus authentic) and what was savage or inhuman --and thus inauthentic, incomprehensible, and discardable into the inhuman ether.
Once we have taken the position of many stem-cell advocates that embryos are discardable tissue with no more intrinsic value than a hangnail or an appendix, then all barriers are down.
It's important to investigate if these groups only took the elements of the market ideology in order to become attractive to the unpersonalized masses of the current context, or if this discardable religion dynamics, capable of throwing out moral values, life styles based on the solidarity ethics in exchange of daily immediate impulses, show that they constituted themselves as churches for a new time representatives of an adjustment religiosity.
it has become practical to treat them as discardable tech-tools in contrast to yesteryears' computer edifice.
One must watch carefully and actively, and it is as if Haneke is insisting that films are not discardable entertainment, without denying the hermeneutic pleasure of the mystery thriller.
This dominant globalization is treating the majority of humankind as discardable surplus.
Therefore, while once a deaf-blind girl, or a three-legged dog, or to use a better analogy, a one-legged man might have once seemed discardable, an undue drain on the resources of the group, now an enlightened society should perceive that they too possessed qualities of value, traits worthy to be passed on, just like a Darwin.
The new product comes in a small pack designed to fit discreetly into a handbag and has a discardable outer layer.
That theology treats living things as dead, nature as a nuisance, several billion years design experience as casually discardable and the future as worthless," says Amory.