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