What is another word for discards?

Pronunciation: [dɪskˈɑːdz] (IPA)

Discards refer to items that have been rejected or thrown away. Many other words can be used as synonyms for the term "discards," including rejects, refuse, scraps, offcuts, waste, and debris. These words may be used interchangeably to describe things that are no longer useful, or have been deemed unsuitable or unwanted. Other synonyms for "discards" include castoffs, junk, litter, debris, and trash. The choice of the substitute term may depend on the context in which it is used. Whether it be in references to household waste, industrial by-products, or even interpersonal relationships, there are multiple synonyms that can be effectively used for "discards".

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Usage examples for Discards

"And, for the sake of that one, she discards all those unfortunates who, by their age or appearance or lack of position or lack of distinction, cannot hope to come near," he said, rather absently.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black
He discards, altogether, as might be expected, the fancies concerning a heroic or a golden age, and assumes as his data the facts of human nature as observed in his own day.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic"
W. Y. Sellar
The ministers are the party chiefs, selected not artificially but by natural prominence, and the majority in the House of Commons, which legislates, appropriates money, supervises and controls the administration, and sustains or discards ministers, is the party itself acting under the guidance of those chiefs.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell

Famous quotes with Discards

  • Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.
    John Buchanan Robinson
  • The artist discards all theories, both his own and those of others. He forgets everything when he is in front of his canvas.
    Georges Rouault
  • Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • "There is nothing," says a correspondent of the New York Times, "which the business world discards as unpractical and useless so much as the quiet, thinking scholar. But this is the man who makes revolutions. Politicians are mere puppets in the hands of men of thought.
    Christian Nestell Bovee

Related words: discard, discarding, waste disposal, rubbish disposal, rubbish removal, rubbish collection

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