1. bar from attention or consideration

- She dismissed his advances

Similar word(s): discount, disregard, ignore

Definition categories: communication, reject

2. cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration

- This case is dismissed!

Definition categories: communication

3. stop associating with

Similar word(s): drop

Definition categories: social, can, dismiss, displace, fire, sack, terminate

4. terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Similar word(s): can, displace, fire, sack, terminate

Definition categories: social, remove

5. end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave

- I was dismissed after I gave my report

Definition categories: communication

6. declare void

- The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections

Similar word(s): dissolve

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

Sentences with dismiss as a verb:

- The company dismissed me after less than a year.

- The soldiers were dismissed after the parade.

- He dismissed all thoughts of acting again.

- The court dismissed the case.

- He was dismissed for 99 runs.