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dis·miss

 (dĭs-mĭs′)
tr.v. dis·missed, dis·miss·ing, dis·miss·es
1. To end the employment or service of; discharge.
2. To direct or allow to leave: dismissed troops after the inspection; dismissed the student after reprimanding him.
3.
a. To stop considering; rid one's mind of; dispel: dismissed all thoughts of running for office.
b. To refuse to accept or recognize; reject: dismissed the claim as highly improbable.
4. Law To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
5. Sports
a. To eject (a player or coach) for the remainder of a game.
b. To put out (a batter) in cricket.

[Middle English dismissen, from Medieval Latin dismittere, dismiss-, variant of Latin dīmittere : dī-, dis-, apart; see dis- + mittere, to send.]

dis·miss′i·ble adj.
dis·mis′sion (-mĭsh′ən) n.
Synonyms: dismiss, boot1, bounce, can2, discharge, fire, sack1
These verbs mean to terminate the employment of: was dismissed for insubordination; was booted for being late; afraid of being bounced for union activities; wasn't canned because his uncle owns the business; resort workers discharged at the end of the season; was fired unjustly; a reporter sacked for revealing a confidential source. See Also Synonyms at eject.

dismiss

(dɪsˈmɪs)
vb (tr)
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to remove or discharge from employment or service
2. to send away or allow to go or disperse
3. (Psychology) to dispel from one's mind; discard; reject
4. to cease to consider (a subject): they dismissed the problem.
5. (Cricket) cricket to bowl out (a side) for a particular number of runs
sentence substitute
(Military) military an order to end an activity or give permission to disperse
[C15: from Medieval Latin dismissus sent away, variant of Latin dīmissus, from dīmittere, from dī- dis-1 + mittere to send]
disˈmissible adj
disˈmissive adj

dis•miss

(dɪsˈmɪs)

v.t.
1. to direct or allow to leave: dismissed the class.
2. to discharge from service: to dismiss an employee.
3. to discard or reject; put aside from consideration: to dismiss a story as rumor.
4. to remove from a court's consideration: to dismiss all charges.
[1400–50; < Medieval Latin dismissus, for Latin dīmissus, past participle of dīmittere to send away =dī- di-2 + mittere to send]
dis•miss′ive, adj.
syn: See release.

dismiss


Past participle: dismissed
Gerund: dismissing

Imperative
dismiss
dismiss
Present
I dismiss
you dismiss
he/she/it dismisses
we dismiss
you dismiss
they dismiss
Preterite
I dismissed
you dismissed
he/she/it dismissed
we dismissed
you dismissed
they dismissed
Present Continuous
I am dismissing
you are dismissing
he/she/it is dismissing
we are dismissing
you are dismissing
they are dismissing
Present Perfect
I have dismissed
you have dismissed
he/she/it has dismissed
we have dismissed
you have dismissed
they have dismissed
Past Continuous
I was dismissing
you were dismissing
he/she/it was dismissing
we were dismissing
you were dismissing
they were dismissing
Past Perfect
I had dismissed
you had dismissed
he/she/it had dismissed
we had dismissed
you had dismissed
they had dismissed
Future
I will dismiss
you will dismiss
he/she/it will dismiss
we will dismiss
you will dismiss
they will dismiss
Future Perfect
I will have dismissed
you will have dismissed
he/she/it will have dismissed
we will have dismissed
you will have dismissed
they will have dismissed
Future Continuous
I will be dismissing
you will be dismissing
he/she/it will be dismissing
we will be dismissing
you will be dismissing
they will be dismissing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dismissing
you have been dismissing
he/she/it has been dismissing
we have been dismissing
you have been dismissing
they have been dismissing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dismissing
you will have been dismissing
he/she/it will have been dismissing
we will have been dismissing
you will have been dismissing
they will have been dismissing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dismissing
you had been dismissing
he/she/it had been dismissing
we had been dismissing
you had been dismissing
they had been dismissing
Conditional
I would dismiss
you would dismiss
he/she/it would dismiss
we would dismiss
you would dismiss
they would dismiss
Past Conditional
I would have dismissed
you would have dismissed
he/she/it would have dismissed
we would have dismissed
you would have dismissed
they would have dismissed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dismiss - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
cold-shoulder, slight - pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
reject - refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
discredit - cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
shrug off - minimize the importance of, brush aside; "Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"
pass off - disregard; "She passed off the insult"
flout, scoff - treat with contemptuous disregard; "flout the rules"
turn a blind eye - refuse to acknowledge; "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"
laugh away, laugh off - deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it; "She laughs away all these problems"
disoblige - ignore someone's wishes
2.dismiss - cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration; "This case is dismissed!"
3.dismiss - stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, can, force out, displace, fire, dismiss, terminate - terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
drop - terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
4.dismiss - terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
retire - make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal"
pension off - let go from employment with an attractive pension; "The director was pensioned off when he got senile"
clean out - force out; "The new boss cleaned out the lazy workers"
furlough, lay off - dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
squeeze out - force out; "Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts"
remove - remove from a position or an office
send away, send packing, dismiss, drop - stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
5.dismiss - end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leavedismiss - end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave; "I was dismissed after I gave my report"
say farewell - say good-bye or bid farewell
6.dismiss - declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
dissolve, break up - bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"

dismiss

verb
1. reject, disregard, spurn, repudiate, pooh-pooh He dismissed the reports as mere speculation.
2. banish, drop, dispel, shelve, discard, set aside, eradicate, cast out, lay aside, put out of your mind I dismissed the thought from my mind.
3. sack, fire (informal), remove (informal), axe (informal), discharge, oust, lay off, kick out (informal), cashier, send packing (informal), give notice to, kiss off (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), give (someone) their marching orders, give (someone) the push (informal), give (someone) the elbow, give the boot to (slang), give the bullet to (Brit. slang), give someone his or her P45 (informal) the power to dismiss civil servants who refuse to work
4. let go, free, release, discharge, dissolve, liberate, disperse, disband, send away Two more witnesses were called, heard and dismissed.

dismiss

verb
1. To end the employment or service of:
Informal: ax, fire, pink-slip.
Slang: boot, bounce, can, sack.
Idioms: give someone his or her walking papers, give someone the ax, give someone the gate, give someone the pink slip, let go, show someone the door.
2. To direct or allow to leave:
send (away).
Idioms: send about one's business, send packing, show someone the door.
3. To put out by force:
Informal: chuck.
Slang: boot (out), bounce, kick out.
Idioms: give someone the boot, give someone the heave-ho, send packing, show someone the door, throw out on one's ear.
4. To cease consideration or treatment of:
5. To rid one's mind of:
6. To be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive:
Slang: nix.
Idiom: turn thumbs down on.
Translations
يَرْفُض النَّظَر في القَضِيَّهيَصْرِفُيَطْرُد من الخِدْمَهيَطْرُد، يُبْعِد
propustitpustit z hlavyvypustitzamítnoutzastavit
afviseopsigeafskedige
erottaa työstä
odbaciti
segja uppvísa á dyr; hætta aî hugsa umvísa frá
解雇する
해고하다
paleistivyti
aizraidītatlaistatteiktiesizbeigtsūtīt prom
odpustitiodsloviti
avskeda
ไม่สนใจ
bỏ đi

dismiss

[dɪsˈmɪs]
A. VT
1. (from job) [+ worker] → despedir; [+ official] → destituir
to be dismissed from the service (Mil) → ser dado de baja, ser separado del servicio
2. (= send away) (gen) → despachar; [+ troops] → dar permiso (para irse)
class dismissed! (Scol) → eso es todo por hoy
3. (= reject, disregard) [+ thought] → rechazar, apartar de sí; [+ request] → rechazar; [+ possibility] → descartar, desechar; [+ problem] → hacer caso omiso de
with that he dismissed the mattercon eso dio por concluido el asunto
4. (Jur) [+ court case] → anular; [+ appeal] → desestimar, rechazar
the case was dismissedel tribunal absolvió al acusado
5. (= beat) [+ opponent] → vencer
B. VI (Mil) → romper filas
dismiss!¡rompan filas!

dismiss

[ˌdɪsˈmɪs]
vt
(= sack) [+ employee] → congédier, renvoyer
(= allow to leave) [+ person, witness] → renvoyer; [teacher] [+ pupils] → laisser sortir
(= reject) [+ suggestion, idea] → écarter; [+ report, problem] → écarter
to dismiss sth as sth
He dismissed the report as speculation → Il a écarté le rapport en le reléguant au rang de spéculation.
He dismissed as "nonsense" claims that he was under pressure to resign → Il a écarté les affirmations selon lesquelles on le poussait à la démission en les qualifiant de grotesques.
(LAW) [+ appeal, claim] → rejeter
to dismiss a case → rendre une fin de non-recevoir
to dismiss a charge → rendre une ordonnance de non-lieu
The judge dismissed the murder charge against her → Le juge a rejeté l'accusation de meurtre dont elle faisait l'objet.
vi (MILITARY) [soldiers] → rompre les rangs

dismiss

vt
(from job) → entlassen
(= allow to go)entlassen; assemblyauflösen, aufheben; dismiss!wegtreten!; “class dismissed”„ihr dürft gehen
(= brush aside) point, objection, speculation, claimsabtun; to dismiss something from one’s mindetw verwerfen; to dismiss somebody from one’s mindsich (dat)jdn aus dem Kopf schlagen; to dismiss something out of handetw pauschal abtun
(Jur) accusedentlassen; appealabweisen; to dismiss a casedie Klage abweisen; to dismiss charges against somebodydie Klage gegen jdn abweisen
(Sport) batsman, teamausschlagen; he was dismissed for 52 runser wurde nach 52 Läufen ausgeschlagen

dismiss

[dɪsˈmɪs]
1. vt
a. (worker) → licenziare; (official) → destituire; (assembly) → sciogliere
b. (gen) → congedare; (charge, accusation) → respingere; (problem, possibility, idea) → scartare
the judge dismissed the case (Law) → il giudice ha dichiarato il non luogo a procedere
class dismissed! (Scol) → potete andare!
2. vi (Mil) → rompere i ranghi

dismiss

(disˈmis) verb
1. to send or put away. She dismissed him with a wave of the hand; Dismiss the idea from your mind!
2. to remove from office or employment. He was dismissed from his post for being lazy.
3. to stop or close (a law-suit etc). Case dismissed!
disˈmissal noun

dismiss

يَصْرِفُ pustit z hlavy afvise entlassen απολύω desestimar, despedir erottaa työstä renvoyer odbaciti licenziare 解雇する 해고하다 terzijde schuiven avskjedige zwolnić demitir, ignorar отклонять avskeda ไม่สนใจ işten çıkarmak bỏ đi 解散

dismiss

v. rechazar; descartar; [an employee] despedir.
References in classic literature ?
If the boy had replied like Alcibiades, "By the gods, Socrates, I cannot tell," his grandfather would not have been surprised, but when, after standing a moment on one leg, like a meditative young stork, he answered, in a tone of calm conviction, "In my little belly," the old gentleman could only join in Grandma's laugh, and dismiss the class in metaphysics.
were we to dismiss our guard, we should stand here at the mercy of our enemies.
And, after all, child," exclaimed Hepzibah, suddenly rising, as if to dismiss the subject, "it is not for me to say who shall be a guest or inhabitant of the old Pyncheon House.
Each day they added new workers, and could be more stern with the old ones--could put them on piecework, and dismiss them if they did not keep up the pace.
I wanted to keep things as they were till the eclipse was total, otherwise they would be trying again to get me to dismiss the darkness, and of course I couldn't do it.
Smith suspects his regard for Marianne, disapproves of it, (perhaps because she has other views for him,) and on that account is eager to get him away;-- and that the business which she sends him off to transact is invented as an excuse to dismiss him.
I wish you all good-night, now," said he, making a movement of the hand towards the door, in token that he was tired of our company, and wished to dismiss us.
If they were MINE, they would be none the less that,' said Heathcliff; 'but though Isabella Linton may be silly, she is scarcely mad; and, in short, we'll dismiss the matter, as you advise.
The long interval that had elapsed since the birth of her last child; the serious illness which had afflicted her after the death of that child in infancy; the time of life at which she had now arrived -- all inclined her to dismiss the idea as soon as it arose in her mind.
A very, very brief time, and you will dismiss the recollection of it, gladly, as an unprofitable dream, from which it happened well that you awoke.
Sometimes I have been quite uneasy for that sort of people; but now I shall just dismiss the idea of them, altogether.
Miss Havisham," I said, when her cry had died away, "you may dismiss me from your mind and conscience.