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  • dismiss — dis·miss vt 1: to remove from position or service dismiss ed the employee 2: to bring about or order the dismissal of (an action) the suit was dismiss ed vi: to bring about or order a dismissal the pla …   Law dictionary

  • dismiss — dis•miss [[t]dɪsˈmɪs[/t]] v. t. 1) to direct or allow to leave: dismissed the class[/ex] 2) to discharge from service: to dismiss an employee[/ex] 3) to discard or reject; put aside from consideration: to dismiss a story as rumor[/ex] 4) law to… …   From formal English to slang

  • dismiss — 1 Dismiss, discharge, cashier, drop, sack, fire, bounce are comparable when they mean to let go from one s employ or service. Dismiss basically denotes a giving permission to go {he dismissed the assembly Acts 19:41} {dismissed the night watchers …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Dismiss — Dis*miss , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dismissed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dismissing}.] [L. dis + missus, p. p. of mittere to send: cf. dimittere, OF. desmetre, F. d[ e]mettre. See {Demise}, and cf. {Dimit}.] 1. To send away; to give leave of departure; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dismiss — 01. Class had to be [dismissed] a half hour early because the teacher became ill. 02. Mr. Jones [dismissal] from the company was due to his frequent absences, and his lack of hard work. 03. The judge [dismissed] the charges, saying there was… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • dismiss — dismissible, adj. /dis mis /, v.t. 1. to direct (an assembly of persons) to disperse or go: I dismissed the class early. 2. to bid or allow (a person) to go; give permission or a request to depart. 3. to discharge or remove, as from office or… …   Universalium

  • dismiss — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, modification of Latin dimissus, past participle of dimittere, from dis + mittere to send Date: 15th century 1. to permit or cause to leave < dismissed the visitors > 2. to remove from position or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dismiss — /dɪsˈmɪs / (say dis mis) verb (t) 1. to direct or allow (an assembly of persons, etc.) to disperse. 2. to bid or allow (a person) to go; give permission to depart. 3. to send forth (a thing); let go. 4. to discharge or remove, as from office or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Military reforms resulting from the Yen Bai mutiny — For the mutiny, see Yen Bai mutiny. The failure of the Yen Bai mutiny by Vietnamese soldiers in the French colonial army on February 10, 1930 caused the French authorities to engage in a reform of military policies which were aimed at preventing… …   Wikipedia

  • Dolan v. United States Postal Service — Supreme Court of the United States Argued November 7, 2005 Deci …   Wikipedia

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