dismiss dismiss  /dɪs ˈmɪs/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) bar from attention or consideration
  2. (v) cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration
  3. (v) stop associating with
  4. (v) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
  5. (v) end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave
  6. (v) declare void

Usage(s):

  1. The gift of the dismissal is what it showed about Australia's temper and faith.
  2. Wroth, the Mayor returned, heard a deputation of citizens demand the dismissal of Gillespie, the support of Emmons' raids.
  3. While a policy of zero-tolerance regarding profanity was for my dismissal, this had not strictly been the stations practice.

News

  1. Special prosecutor will contest chef’s bid to dismiss case

    The court-appointed special prosecutor in the felony embezzlement case of Executive Mansion chef Todd Schneider will contest the motion Schneider’s defense attorneys filed to dismiss the case against
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

  2. Special prosecutor contests chef’s motion to dismiss case

    The court-appointed special prosecutor in the felony embezzlement case of Executive Mansion chef Todd Schneider will contest the motion Schneider’s defense attorneys filed to dismiss the case against
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

  3. Defense: Dismiss charges against mom of slain girl

    Defense lawyers have asked a judge to dismiss neglect charges against northwestern Indiana woman who left her 2-year-old daughter with two people who later killed the child.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC 7 Chicago

Quotes

  1. "As I said many times last summer, there is no way I will ever walk onto a cricket field unless I can guarantee that I can dismiss top order batsmen consistently," MacGill said.
    on Jun 1, 2008 By: Stuart MacGill Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Really? I haven't detected that in the polls, I haven't detected that among the base," McCain said. "If there's a Georgetown cocktail party person who, quote, calls himself a conservative who doesn't like her, good luck. I don't dismiss him....
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: John McCain Source: The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog)

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