Definitions for

Overview of verb dismiss

The verb dismiss has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (14) dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore

(bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances")

2. (4) dismiss, throw out

(cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration; "This case is dismissed!")

3. (1) dismiss, send packing, send away, drop

(stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock")

4. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate

(terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers")

5. dismiss, usher out

(end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave; "I was dismissed after I gave my report")

6. dissolve, dismiss

(declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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