Discharge Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Discharge, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Discharge?

v. 1) To perform one’s duties. 2) To let go from a job. 3) To pay one’s obligations or debts. 4) During bankruptcy proceedings, the court order that issues that all debts are forgiven and do not need to be paid.