What does dismissal mean?

Definitions for dismissal
dɪsˈmɪs əl; -ˈmɪʃ əndis·missal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dismissal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. judgment of dismissal, judgement of dismissal, dismissal(noun)

    a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial

  2. dismissal, dismission, pink slip(noun)

    official notice that you have been fired from your job

  3. dismissal(noun)

    permission to go; the sending away of someone

  4. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking(noun)

    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Wiktionary

  1. dismissal(Noun)

    The act of sending someone away.

    Etymology: From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

  2. dismissal(Noun)

    Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.

    Etymology: From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

  3. dismissal(Noun)

    A written or spoken statement of such an act.

    Etymology: From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

  4. dismissal(Noun)

    Release from confinement; liberation.

    Etymology: From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

  5. dismissal(Noun)

    Removal from consideration; putting something out of one's mind, mentally disregarding something or someone.

    Etymology: From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

  6. dismissal(Noun)

    The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.

    Etymology: From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

  7. dismissal(Noun)

    The event of a batsman getting out; a wicket.

    Etymology: From . A nineteenth-century coinage (modelled on committal etc.), replacing the regular form dismission.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dismissal(noun)

    dismission; discharge

Freebase

  1. Dismissal

    In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out. At this point a batsman must discontinue batting and leave the field permanently for the innings. A bowling team dismisses the entire batting team by dismissing 10 of the 11 players. As the players bat in pairs, when only one person is undismissed, it is not possible for them to bat any longer.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dismissal' in Nouns Frequency: #2130

How to pronounce dismissal?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dismissal in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dismissal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dismissal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of dismissal in a Sentence

  1. Bernice King:

    The dismissal is an important first step in rebuilding a long-lasting relationship between the two corporations.

  2. Shari Redstone:

    We are looking forward to an expedited dismissal of this meritless suit.

  3. Grace Fosu:

    For the dismissal, I went through hell... I was very, very sad because I wasn't expecting this.

  4. Martin Zielinski:

    Even if patients believe they understand what occurred during their hospitalization and the instructions they are to follow upon dismissal, they can become confused after they leave the hospital environment as their memory can be clouded by medications they were administered, the stress of hospitalization, and, particularly within our patient population, traumatic brain injuries such as concussions.

  5. Hamdeen Sabahy:

    Egypt is experiencing the death of politics, dismissal of other points of views, a demonizing of alternatives, a call for blind unity.

Images & Illustrations of dismissal

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