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dɪsˈmɪs əl; -ˈmɪʃ əndis·missal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. judgment of dismissal, judgement of dismissal, dismissalnoun

    a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial

  2. dismissal, dismission, pink slipnoun

    official notice that you have been fired from your job

  3. dismissalnoun

    permission to go; the sending away of someone

  4. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sackingnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. dismissalnoun

    The act of sending someone away.

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

  2. dismissalnoun

    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. dismissalnoun

    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. dismissalnoun

    Release from confinement; liberation.

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

  5. dismissalnoun

    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. dismissalnoun

    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. dismissalnoun

    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. Dismissalnoun

    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.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Tim Canova:

    I think dismissal is an appropriate remedy.

  2. Hamdeen Sabahy:

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

  3. Susan Ryan:

    They offered to do that for the dismissal.

  4. Ilanit Sherf:

    The rapid and sharp dismissal raises a lot of questions.

  5. Bennie Thompson:

    Such vile and threatening behavior from agents of United States Government is entirely unacceptable, should be grounds for immediate dismissal from service, and is the subject of an investigation by CBP's Office of Professional Responsibility.

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