Synonyms and Antonyms of send packing
to let go from office, service, or employment
- After he missed work three times in one week they sent the new guy packing.
ax (or axe), bounce, can, cashier, discharge, dismiss, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminate, turn off
to drive or force out
- The exterminator showed up and sent the termites packing.
banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, dismiss, drum (out), eject, expel, extrude, kick out, oust, out, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British], turn out
deforce, deport, displace, dispossess, evict, exile, expatriate, ostracize, read out, shut out
ax (or axe), can, cashier, defenestrate, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminate