Synonyms and Antonyms of sending packing
to let go from office, service, or employment
- After he missed work three times in one week they sent the new guy packing.
axing, bouncing, canning, cashiering, discharging, dismissing, firing, mustering out, pink-slipping, releasing, removing, retiring, sacking, terminating, turning off
to drive or force out
- The exterminator showed up and sent the termites packing.
banishing, booting (out), bouncing, casting out, chasing, dismissing, drumming (out), ejecting, expelling, extruding, kicking out, ousting, outing, routing, running off, throwing out, turfing (out) [chiefly British], turning out
deforcing, deporting, displacing, dispossessing, evicting, exiling, expatriating, ostracizing, reading out, shutting out
axing, canning, cashiering, defenestrating, discharging, firing, mustering out, pink-slipping, releasing, removing, retiring, sacking, terminating