Translation of desechar in English:

desechar

to reject, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (consejo/ayuda/propuesta) to reject
    debes desechar esos malos pensamientos you must banish those wicked thoughts from your mind
    • no desechó nunca la sospecha de que fuera él she never managed to rid herself of the suspicion that it was him
    • después de un mes desechó la idea de quedarse after a month he gave up / abandoned the idea of staying there
    • desecharon la idea de pedir un préstamo they rejected the idea of asking for a loan
  • 2

    (residuos/restos) to throw away
    (restos/residuos) to throw out
    (ropa) to throw out