Synonyms and Antonyms of sent packing
to let go from office, service, or employment
- After he missed work three times in one week they sent the new guy packing.
axed, bounced, canned, cashiered, discharged, dismissed, fired, mustered out, pink-slipped, released, removed, retired, sacked, terminated, turned off
to drive or force out
- The exterminator showed up and sent the termites packing.
banished, booted (out), bounced, cast out, chased, dismissed, drummed (out), ejected, expelled, extruded, kicked out, ousted, outed, ran off, routed, threw out, turfed (out) [chiefly British], turned out
deforced, deported, displaced, dispossessed, evicted, exiled, expatriated, ostracized, read out, shut out
axed, canned, cashiered, defenestrated, discharged, fired, mustered out, pink-slipped, released, removed, retired, sacked, terminated