|1.||[ verb ] bar from attention or consideration|
|Synonyms:||ignore discount brush_aside disregard push_aside brush_off|
"She dismissed his advances"
|Related terms:||reject neglect scoff shrug_off pass_off laugh_off discredit cold-shoulder turn_a_blind_eye disoblige brush-off|
|2.||[ verb ] cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration|
: "This case is dismissed!"
|3.||[ verb ] (work) stop associating with|
|Synonyms:||send_away drop send_packing|
"They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
|Related terms:||fire drop|
|4.||[ verb ] (work) terminate the employment of|
|Synonyms:||fire can terminate send_away give_the_axe force_out sack give_the_sack give_notice|
"The boss fired his secretary today" "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
|Related terms:||hire remove retire squeeze_out furlough pension_off drive_out dismissal|
|5.||[ verb ] declare void|
"The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
|Related terms:||change break_up|
|6.||[ verb ] end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave|
"I was dismissed after I gave my report"
|Related terms:||say_farewell dismissal|