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Synonyms for dismiss
dɪsˈmɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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, drop(verb)

    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, terminate(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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, dismiss(verb)

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dismiss(v. a.)

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

  2. dismiss(v. a.)

    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. dismiss(v)

    Synonyms:
    discharge, cashier, banish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce dismiss?

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How to say dismiss in sign language?

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How to use dismiss in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan ForetEight:

    Just like Noah, we've been given some information about what is going to happen in the future, and we can prepare for that future, or we can decide to dismiss the facts, what we decide to do will directly impact the future of our families and our communities. Me, I'm going to build a boat. Facts don't change based on my ability to stomach them.

  2. Walter Landor:

    My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.

  3. Stephen Roberts:

    I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.

  4. 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.

  5. Jeff Bock:

    [' Venom' ] could fail if fanboys and fangirls dismiss it as a cash-grab by Sony and cry foul on social media.


Translations for dismiss

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  • طردArabic
  • отпращам, уволнявам, отхвърлямBulgarian
  • despedir, rebutjar, acomiadar, destituirCatalan, Valencian
  • propustitCzech
  • einstellen, entlassen, abweisenGerman
  • rechazar, disipar, echar, despedirSpanish
  • hylätä, tyrmätä, sanoa irti, ajaa pois, erottaa, irtisanoa, [[antaa]] [[punainen kortti]], häätää, unohtaaFinnish
  • retirer, renvoyer, démettre, rejeter, licencier, rompez, limogerFrench
  • cuir à dreuchdScottish Gaelic
  • licenziare, dimettere, scacciare, mandar via, rompere le righe, respingere, in libertà, archiviare, rigettare, congedare, mandare viaItalian
  • 解雇Japanese
  • whakahoeMāori
  • халахMongolian
  • ବରଖାସ୍ତOriya
  • demitir, dispensar, rejeitarPortuguese
  • a demite, a revoca (din funcție), a destitui, a concedia, alungaRomanian
  • отпускать, увольнять, уволитьRussian
  • avfärda, avskeda, upplösa, entlediga, få rött kort, skingra, avvisa, sparkaSwedish

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