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  • To discharge; to end the employment or service of.
         The company dismissed me after less than a year.
  • To order to leave.
         The soldiers were dismissed after the parade.
  • To rid one's mind of.
         He dismissed all thoughts of acting again.
  • To reject; to refuse to accept
         The court dismissed the case.
  • (cricket) To get a batsman out.
         He was dismissed for 99 runs.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



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. démettre. See Demise, and cf. Dimit.] 1. To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away.

He dismissed the assembly.
Acts xix. 41.

Dismiss their cares when they dismiss their flock.
Cowper.

Though he soon dismissed himself from state affairs.
Dryden.

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.

Dis*miss", n. Dismission. [Obs.] Sir T. Herbert.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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