Dismiss en


  1. (v. t.) To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant.
  2. (noun) Dismission.
  3. (v. t.) To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court.
  4. (v. t.) To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away.
Word: dis·miss
Pronunciation of dismiss: dis-'mis
Function of dismiss: transitive verb
Origin of dismiss: Middle English, modification of Latin dimissus, past participle of dimittere, from dis- mittere to send
1 : to permit or cause to leave <dismissed the visitors>
2 : to remove from position or service : DISCHARGE <dismissed the thievish servant>
3 a : to reject serious consideration of <dismissed the thought> b : to put out of judicial consideration <dismissed all charges>
- dis·mis·sion /-'mi-sh&n/ noun
- dis·mis·sive /-'mi-siv/ adjective
- dis·mis·sive·ly adverb

Synonyms of dismiss

Can, Discount, Disregard, Drop, Fire, Ignore, Sack, Terminate,

Antonyms of dismiss

Employ, Engage, Hire,