Definitions for dismiss

Definitions for (verb) dismiss

Main entry: dismiss, dissolve

Definition: declare void

Usage: The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections

Main entry: brush aside, brush off, ignore, push aside, discount, dismiss, disregard

Definition: bar from attention or consideration

Usage: She dismissed his advances

Main entry: throw out, dismiss

Definition: cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration

Usage: This case is dismissed!

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: send away, send packing, drop, dismiss

Definition: stop associating with

Usage: They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock

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