- I(Roget's IV) n.1. [Freedom]Syn. release, liberation, dissolution; see freeing .2. [Discharge]Syn. deposition, displacement, expulsion; see removal 1 .II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.discharge, release, expulsion, ousting, eviction, *walking papers, layoff, *sack, *pink slip, removal.III(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment: discharge, termination. Informal: ax. Slang: boot1, bounce, sack1. See KEEP. 2. The act of ejecting or the state of being ejected: ejection, ejectment, eviction, expulsion, ouster. Slang: boot1, bounce. See KEEP.
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Dismissal — Dis*miss al, n. Dismission; discharge. [1913 Webster] Officeholders were commanded faithfully to enforce it, upon pain of immediate dismissal. Motley. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
dismissal — 1806, formed on model of refusal, etc., from DISMISS (Cf. dismiss) + AL (Cf. al) (2); replacing earlier dismission (1540s) … Etymology dictionary
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dismissal — [dismish′əndis mis′əl] n. 1. a dismissing or being dismissed 2. an order for the dismissing of someone: Also Archaic dismission [dismish′ən] … English World dictionary
dismissal — noun 1 from a job ADJECTIVE ▪ automatic, immediate, instant (esp. BrE), summary ▪ His attack on the manager led to his instant dismissal. ▪ constructive (BrE), unfair … Collocations dictionary
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