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Synonyms for dismiss

Synonyms for (verb) dismiss

Synonyms: dismiss, dissolve Definition: declare void Usage: The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: brush aside, brush off, ignore, push aside, discount, dismiss, disregard Definition: bar from attention or consideration Usage: She dismissed his advances

Similar words: reject Definition: refuse to accept or acknowledge Usage: I reject the idea of starting a war; The journal rejected the student's paper

Synonyms: usher out, dismiss Definition: end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave Usage: I was dismissed after I gave my report

Similar words: say farewell Definition: say good-bye or bid farewell

Synonyms: can, dismiss, displace, send away, sack, terminate, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack Definition: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position Usage: The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers

Similar words: remove Definition: remove from a position or an office

Synonyms: send away, send packing, drop, dismiss Definition: stop associating with Usage: They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock

Similar words: can, dismiss, displace, send away, sack, terminate, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack Definition: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position Usage: The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers