|1.||[ verb ] (work) terminate the employment of|
|Synonyms:||fire can terminate send_away give_the_axe force_out sack give_the_sack dismiss|
"The boss fired his secretary today" "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
|Related terms:||hire remove retire squeeze_out furlough dismiss pension_off drive_out dismissal|
|2.||[ verb ] give information or notice to|
|Synonyms:||notify advise send_word apprize apprise|
"I advised him that the rent was due"
|Related terms:||inform notice notification telling|