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  Definition of Dismiss
  1. declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
  2. bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
  3. cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration; "This case is dismissed!"
  4. end one''s encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave; "I was dismissed after I gave my report"
  5. terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
  6. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
Similar Words: dissolve, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore, throw out, usher out, fire, give notice, can, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate, send packing, drop

 

Hyponyms: slight, cold-shoulder, discredit, shrug off, pass off, scoff, flout, turn a blind eye, laugh off, laugh away, disoblige, retire, pension off, clean out, furlough, lay off, squeeze out, send packing, send away, drop

 

Grouped Verbs: dissolve, break up, drop

 

Derivational Morphology: brush-off, disregard, neglect, judgment of dismissal, judgement of dismissal, dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking

 

 
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