discharge etymology

English word discharge comes from Old French chargier (To load; to lade.), Old French des- (De-; dis-.), Late Latin discarrico

Detailed word origin of discharge

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chargier Old French (fro) To load; to lade.
des- Old French (fro) De-; dis-.
discarrico Late Latin (LL)
deschargier Old French (fro) (transitive) to unload; to remove the load from something.
descharger Anglo-Norman (xno)
discharge English (eng) (electricity) The act of releasing an accumulated charge.. (hydrology) The volume of water transported by a river in a certain amount of time, usually in units of m3/s (cubic meters per second).. (medicine) The act of releasing an inpatient from hospital.. (military) The act of releasing a member of the armed forces from service.. (symptom, uncountable) Pus or exudate (other than blood) from [...]

Words with the same origin as discharge

Descendants of chargier
charge recharge
Descendants of des-
debris defeat delay demented deploy despair dessert detour disable disagree disagreement disappear disarm disconnect disguise disgust dishonor dislike display disregard disrespect disrespectful distribution ploy