Dismiss Definition

dismissed, dismisses, dismissing
dismissed, dismisses, dismissing
To remove or discharge from a duty, office, position, or employment.
Webster's New World
To send away; cause or allow to leave.
Webster's New World
To put out of one's mind.
To dismiss one's fears.
Webster's New World
To remove from consideration or reject as lacking in importance or value.
To dismiss our suggestions as irrelevant.
Webster's New World
To discontinue or reject (a claim or action)
Webster's New World

Origin of Dismiss

  • Middle English dismissen from Medieval Latin dismittere dismiss- variant of Latin dīmittere dī-, dis- apart dis– mittere to send

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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