HyperDic: dismiss

English > 6 senses of the word dismiss:
VERBcommunicationdismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignorebar from attention or consideration
communicationdismiss, throw outcease to consider
socialdismiss, send packing, send away, dropstop associating with
socialdismiss, displace, fire, give notice, can, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminateterminate the employment of
communicationdismiss, usher outend one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave
changedismiss, dissolvedeclare void
dismiss > pronunciation
Soundsdihsmih's
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > dismiss: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningbar from attention or consideration.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"She dismissed his advances"
Synonymsdisregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore
NarrowerdiscreditCause to be distrusted or disbelieved
disobligeignore someone's wishes / wishes
laugh off, laugh awayDeal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it
pass offdisregard
scoff, flouttreat with contemptuous disregard
shrug offminimize the importance of, brush aside
slight, cold-shoulderpay no attention to, disrespect
turn a blind eyerefuse / refuse to acknowledge
Broaderrejectrefuse to accept or acknowledge
Spanishdescartar, desoír, destituir, excluir, ignorar
Catalandeixar de banda, descartar, destituir, excloure
Adjectivesdismissiveshowing indifference / indifference or disregard
English > dismiss: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCease to consider; put out of judicial consideration.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"This case is dismissed!"
Synonymthrow out
Spanishabsolver, rechazar
Catalanabsoldre un acusat, absoldre, rebutjar
Nounsdismissala judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
English > dismiss: 6 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningstop associating with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymssend packing, send away, drop
Broaderdisplace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminateTerminate the employment of
Similar todropterminate an association with
Spanishechar, largar
Catalanfer marxar
English > dismiss: 6 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningTerminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsdisplace, fire, give notice, can, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
Narrowerclean outForce out
dismiss, send packing, send away, dropstop associating with
furlough, lay offdismiss, usually for economic reasons
pension offlet go from employment with an attractive pension
retiremake (someone) retire
squeeze outForce out
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
Oppositehire, engage, employEngage or hire for work
Spanishdar aviso, dejar cesante, despachar, despedir, destituir, echar, exonerar, finiquitar, poder
Catalanacomiadar, despedir, destituir, fer fora
Adjectivesdismissiblesubject to dismissal
Nounsdismissal, dismissionthe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart)
English > dismiss: 6 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningend one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I was dismissed after I gave my report"
Synonymusher out
Broadersay farewellsay good-bye or bid farewell
Catalandespedir, fer marxar
Adjectivesdismissivestopping to associate with
Nounsdismissalpermission to go
English > dismiss: 6 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningdeclare void.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdissolve
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar todissolve, break upBring the association / association / association of to an end or cause to break up
Spanishdisolver, proscribir

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