"dismissed" in the verb sense
1. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore
bar from attention or consideration
"She dismissed his advances"
2. dismiss, throw out
cease to consider put out of judicial consideration
"This case is dismissed!"
3. dismiss, send packing, send away, drop
stop associating with
"They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
4. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
terminate the employment of discharge from an office or position
"The boss fired his secretary today"
"The company terminated 25% of its workers"
5. dismiss, usher out
end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave
"I was dismissed after I gave my report"
6. dissolve, dismiss
"The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
"dismissed" in the adjective sense
1. discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped
having lost your job
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