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to discard a suit

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  • discard — [dis kärd′; ] for n. [ dis′kärd΄] vt. [OFr descarter, prob. < des + carte: see DIS & CARD1] 1. Card Games a) to remove (a card or cards) from one s hand b) to play (a card not a trump and not in the suit led) when holding no cards in the suit… …   English World dictionary

  • Suit (cards) — The four French playing card suits used primarily in the English speaking world: spades (♠), hearts (♥), diamonds (♦) and clubs (♣). In playing cards, a suit is one of several categories into which the cards of a deck are divided. Most often,… …   Wikipedia

  • discard — I. verb Date: circa 1586 transitive verb 1. to get rid of especially as useless or unwanted < a pile of discarded tires > 2. a. to remove (a playing card) from one s hand b. to play (any card except a trump) from a suit different from the one led …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discard — discardable, adj. discarder, n. v. /di skahrd /; n. /dis kahrd/, 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… …   Universalium

  • discard — dis•card v. [[t]dɪˈskɑrd[/t]] n. [[t]ˈdɪs kɑrd[/t]] v. t. 1) to cast aside or dispose of; get rid of 2) gam a) to throw out (a playing card) from one s hand b) to play (a card, not a trump, of a different suit from that of the card led) 3) gam to …   From formal English to slang

  • discard — verb (t) /dɪsˈkad / (say dis kahd) 1. to cast aside; reject; dismiss, especially from use. 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). –verb (i)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • discard — verb dɪ skα:d get rid of (something) as no longer useful or desirable. ↘(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play (a card that is neither of the suit led nor a trump), when one is unable to follow suit. noun dɪskα:d a discarded item,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Discard — 1) Lay aside excess cards in exchange for others from the stock or the widow; a discarded card or cards 2) Play a plain suit card not of the same suit as the lead …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • discard — verb his old suit has been discarded Syn: dispose of, throw away/out, get rid of, toss out, jettison, scrap, dispense with, cast aside/off, throw on the scrap heap; reject, repudiate, abandon, drop, have done with, shed; informal chuck, dump,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • suit-preference signal — noun : the play or discard in contract bridge of an unnecessarily high card to ask one s partner to lead the higher of two available suits and of a low card to ask him to lead the lower …   Useful english dictionary

  • rotary discard — noun : a discard from a suit in bridge or whist to denote strength in the suit next in rank (as the discard of a heart to show strength in spades) …   Useful english dictionary

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