-ri sometimes də̇ˈmisər- or dīˈm-
: dismissing or granting leave to depart

Word History


Medieval Latin dimissorius dimissory and commendatory, from Late Latin, submitting a matter to a higher court, from Latin dimissus (past participle of dimittere to dismiss) + -orius -ory

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“Dimissory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimissory. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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