Definitions for dismissdɪsˈmɪs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dismiss
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to direct or allow to leave:
dismissed the class.
to discharge from service:
to dismiss an employee.
to discard or reject; put aside from consideration:
to dismiss a story as rumor.
to remove from a court's consideration:
to dismiss all charges.
* Syn: See release.
Origin of dismiss:
1400–50; < ML dismissus, for L dīmissus, ptp. of dīmittere to send away =dī-di -2+mittere to send
dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore(verb)
bar from attention or consideration
"She dismissed his advances"
dismiss, throw out(verb)
cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration
"This case is dismissed!"
dismiss, send packing, send away, drop(verb)
stop associating with
"They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate(verb)
terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
"The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
dismiss, usher out(verb)
end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave
"I was dismissed after I gave my report"
"The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to refuse to accept or think about an opinion or idea; = reject
She dismissed the information as gossip.
They dismissed him for stealing.
to allow sb to leave a place
The teachers dismissed their classes.
To discharge; to end the employment or service of.
The company dismissed me after less than a year.
To order to leave.
The soldiers were dismissed after the parade.
To dispel; to rid one's mind of.
He dismissed all thoughts of acting again.
To reject; to refuse to accept
The court dismissed the case.
To get a batsman out.
He was dismissed for 99 runs.
To give someone a red card; to send off
to send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away
to discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant
to lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'dismiss' in Verbs Frequency: #450
Translations for dismiss
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to send or put away
She dismissed him with a wave of the hand; Dismiss the idea from your mind!
- afwysend, verwerp, afmaakAfrikaans
- يَطْرُد، يُبْعِدArabic
- afastarPortuguese (BR)
- propustit, vypustitCzech
- afvise; skyde fra sigDanish
- despedir, descartarSpanish
- minema saatma, kõrvale heitmaEstonian
- راهی کردن؛ از سر بیرون کردنFarsi
- congédier, écarterFrench
- לְסָלֵק, לִדחוֹתHebrew
- बरखास्त करनाHindi
- vísa á dyr; hætta að hugsa umIcelandic
- congedare; abbandonareItalian
- paleisti, vytiLithuanian
- aizraidīt; sūtīt prom; atteikties (no domas, idejas)Latvian
- menyuruh pergiMalay
- sende vekk, bli av medNorwegian
- odprawić, oddalić, odesłaćPolish
- راهی کردن؛ از سر بیرون کردنPersian
- مو قوفول، له كاره شړل: ليرى كول (حق): نه او رېدل يا غوږنه ورته نيول (عدم سمع)، بې اعتنائى كول: رخصتولPashto
- a concedia, a da afară; a alungaRomanian
- odsloviti; opustitiSlovenian
- avvisa, slå bortSwedish
- ไม่สนใจ; ไล่ออกจากThai
- uzaklaştırmak, göndermekTurkish
- 讓某人離開，摒棄(念頭)Chinese (Trad.)
- دور کرنا ، چلتا کرناUrdu
- sa thảiVietnamese
- 让...离开Chinese (Simp.)
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