Pronunciation: ( —v.di-skärd'; —n.dis'kärd),[key] —v.t. 1. to cast aside or dispose of; get rid of: to discard an old hat. 2. Cards. a. to throw out (a card or cards) from one's hand.
b. to play (a card, not a trump, of a different suit from that of the card led).
—v.i. Cards.to discard a card or cards.
—n. 1. the act of discarding.
2. a person or thing that is cast out or rejected.
3. Cards.a card or cards discarded.