Dismiss

Definition of Dismiss

Dis`miss´
v. t.1.To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away.
[imp. & p. p. Dismissed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dismissing.]
He dismissed the assembly.
- Acts xix. 41.
Dismiss their cares when they dismiss their flock.
- Cowper.
2.To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant.
3.To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court.
n.1.Dismission.

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