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  • verbsend away, remove; free
  • verbremove from job, responsibility
  • verbput out of one's mind

synonyms for dismisses

  • decline
  • disband
  • dissolve
  • expel
  • let go
  • reject
  • release
  • abolish
  • banish
  • boot
  • bundle
  • chase
  • chuck
  • clear
  • deport
  • detach
  • discard
  • dispatch
  • disperse
  • divorce
  • eject
  • outlaw
  • relegate
  • relinquish
  • repel
  • repudiate
  • rid
  • shed
  • supersede
  • brush off
  • cast off
  • cast out
  • dispense with
  • dispose of
  • do without
  • drive out
  • force out
  • have done with
  • kick out
  • let out
  • lock out
  • push aside
  • push back
  • send off
  • send packing
  • show out
  • slough off
  • sweep away
  • turn out

antonyms for dismisses

MOST RELEVANT
  • accept
  • allow
  • hold
  • keep
  • legalize
  • permit
  • promote
  • retain
  • appoint
  • employ
  • engage
  • hire
  • maintain
  • preserve
  • secure
  • welcome
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How to use dismisses in a sentence

Joanna enters to offer the Prince her thanks for his chivalrous defence of her fair name, and dismisses the other courtiers.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
"Oh, we destroyed the negative long ago," the person behind the counter thus dismisses me.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
Mr. Leaf himself dismisses the story of the Athenian appeal to Homer for proof of their claim as "a fiction."
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
Cicero's evidence, almost a translation of the Greek passages already cited, Lobeck dismisses as purely rhetorical.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
His tender heart dismisses the one painful supposition which could possibly arise.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
Like a man of integrity and piety, he corrects himself at once, dismisses her with a blessing, and prays for her success.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
It summarizes and dismisses the essential evils of the Great Power system.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The Swiss father dismisses his daughter to teach in a school at Paris or London, and his sons to commerce or war.
HOW TO OBSERVEHARRIET MARTINEAU
Tells them “not to do it again,” and dismisses them with aid from the Poor Box and his blessing.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 93, OCTOBER 29, 1887VARIOUS
Answers which were not only not in his mind, but which he directly pronounces “false” and thus dismisses them.
THE SALEM WITCHCRAFT, THE PLANCHETTE MYSTERY, AND MODERN SPIRITUALISMHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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