1. a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial

Definition categories: act, judgement, judgment

2. official notice that you have been fired from your job

Similar word(s): dismission

Definition categories: communication, notice

3. permission to go; the sending away of someone

Definition categories: communication, permission

4. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Similar word(s): discharge, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking

Definition categories: act, conclusion, ending, termination