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dismiss

dis·miss

dismiss

 
pronunciation:
dihs mIs
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dismissed, dismisses, dismissing
definition 1: to send away or allow to go away.
The teacher dismissed her class.
synonyms:
release
similar words:
discharge, dissolve, excuse, free, reject
definition 2: to remove from a job; fire.
The company dismissed twenty workers.
synonyms:
discharge, fire, lay off
antonyms:
employ, engage, hire
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