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dismiss

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1 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • Several employees were recently dismissed.
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send packing, show the door (one)

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2 to drive or force out
  • The sick boy's nurse dismissed the visitors so he could get some rest.
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give one the gate [slang], send packing

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3 to express scornfully one's low opinion of
  • Critics dismissed his music as mere noise.
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dump on

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