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Synonyms for dismiss
dɪsˈmɪsdis·miss

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dismiss

    Banish, primarily to put under ban, to compel by authority to leave a place or country, perhaps with restriction to some other place or country. From a country, a person may be banished, exiled, or expatriated; banished from any country where he may happen to be, but expatriated or exiled only from his own. One may expatriate or exile himself; he is banished by others. Banish is a word of wide import; one may banish disturbing thoughts; care may banish sleep. To expel is to drive out with violence or rudeness, and so often with disgrace.

    Synonyms:
    ban, banish, discharge, dislodge, drive out, eject, evict, exile, expatriate, expel, ostracize, oust

    Preposition:
    Cataline was banished from Rome; John the Apostle was banished to Patmos.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dismiss

    Synonyms:
    banish, discard, abandon, cashier, send off, divest, discharge

    Antonyms:
    retain, detain, keep, maintain

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignoreverb

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

    Synonyms:
    neglect, send away, snub, throw out, give the sack, usher out, disregard, brush aside, sack, drop, discount, send packing, cut, force out, displace, can, push aside, ignore, brush off, give notice, terminate, dissolve, give the axe, fire, push away

  2. dismiss, throw outverb

    cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration

    "This case is dismissed!"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, toss out, ignore, discard, expel, sack, give the axe, usher out, toss away, boot out, kick out, give the sack, brush aside, cast away, advance, discount, dispose, fire, brush off, cast aside, give notice, displace, send packing, dissolve, oust, push aside, send away, cast out, chuck out, can, toss, throw away, drum out, fling, drop, force out, terminate, disregard, put away

  3. dismiss, send packing, send away, dropverb

    stop associating with

    "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

    Synonyms:
    unload, ignore, brush aside, fell, dribble, sack, give the axe, usher out, drop off, can, drop down, sink, give the sack, put down, deteriorate, discount, overleap, fire, leave out, throw, cast, brush off, cut down, give notice, neglect, throw out, displace, send packing, degenerate, dissolve, devolve, expend, push aside, set down, flatten, swing, cast off, strike down, throw off, drip, dangle, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, force out, miss, pretermit, throw away, terminate, disregard, send away, shed, omit

  4. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminateverb

    terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

    "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, kindle, notify, depose, advise, gouge, go off, give the axe, burn, tin, can, apprize, rout out, plunder, enkindle, give the sack, put up, sack, end, give the bounce, evict, elicit, discount, finish, move, fire, stop, arouse, drive out, crowd out, brush off, squeeze out, give notice, open fire, usher out, displace, send packing, send word, apprise, dissolve, push aside, give the gate, raise, clear, ignore, provoke, sack up, burn down, cease, squirt, rouse, brush aside, discharge, evoke, fuel, force out, preempt, eject, terminate, disregard, drop, send away, net

  5. dismiss, usher outverb

    end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave

    "I was dismissed after I gave my report"

    Synonyms:
    send away, throw out, give the sack, usher out, disregard, brush aside, sack, drop, discount, send packing, force out, displace, can, push aside, ignore, brush off, give notice, terminate, dissolve, give the axe, fire

  6. dissolve, dismissverb

    declare void

    "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"

    Synonyms:
    send away, brush aside, give the sack, unfreeze, disregard, usher out, melt, fade away, give notice, thaw, unthaw, drop, discount, dethaw, send packing, force out, resolve, can, push aside, break up, brush off, fade out, fire, displace, ignore, sack, terminate, dissolve, give the axe, disband, throw out

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dismissverb

    Synonyms:
    send away, give leave to go, permit to go

  2. dismissverb

    Synonyms:
    discharge, discard, cashier, turn off, turn out, remove from office, turn adrift, send packing, send about one's business

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dismissverb

    Synonyms:
    discharge, cashier, banish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dismiss":

    reject, revoke, sack, discard, rejects, exclude, dismisses, expel, disallow

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How to use dismiss in a sentence?

  1. State Enterprises Minister Soemarno:

    We want to speed up efforts to make Pertamina transparent - to make it into a world-class company - so today it was decided to dismiss all directors of Pertamina and appoint new directors.

  2. Francis Contreras:

    We strongly dismiss that as of now, we have a patient with Ebola in the country.

  3. unknown:

    Truth can not be manipulated in the slightest. It is the perception of truth that is pliable. To dismiss truth as a fairy tale is the endeavor of the fool.

  4. Jack Day:

    I think it's foolish to dismiss it completely, it comes down to trust, and I haven't found a good resource for myself. ... I'm pretty much a see-it-believe-it kind of guy. And I'm sure by that time, it's too late.

  5. National Action Network:

    Comcast has engaged in good faith negotiations with this programmer for many years. It is disappointing that they have decided to file a frivolous lawsuit. We will defend vigorously against the scurrilous allegations in this complaint and fully expect that the court will dismiss them.


Translations for dismiss

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  • طردArabic
  • уволнявам, отхвърлям, отпращамBulgarian
  • acomiadar, destituir, rebutjar, despedirCatalan, Valencian
  • propustitCzech
  • einstellen, abweisen, entlassenGerman
  • despedir, rechazar, echar, disiparSpanish
  • sanoa irti, erottaa, ajaa pois, unohtaa, irtisanoa, hylätä, [[antaa]] [[punainen kortti]], tyrmätä, häätääFinnish
  • licencier, démettre, rompez, limoger, renvoyer, retirer, rejeterFrench
  • cuir à dreuchdScottish Gaelic
  • congedare, rigettare, archiviare, in libertà, licenziare, respingere, rompere le righe, mandar via, scacciare, mandare via, dimettereItalian
  • 解雇Japanese
  • whakahoeMāori
  • халахMongolian
  • ବରଖାସ୍ତOriya
  • demitir, rejeitar, dispensarPortuguese
  • a concedia, a destitui, alunga, a revoca (din funcție), a demiteRomanian
  • отпускать, уволить, увольнятьRussian
  • sparka, avfärda, avskeda, upplösa, avvisa, skingra, entlediga, få rött kortSwedish

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