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

synonyms for dismissing

  • 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
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antonyms for dismissing

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

But dismissing them from our thoughts for the time being, as we did then from our presence, let us continue our journey.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
He heard me out in silence, and then stopped and partly turned about, as though to mark beyond doubt that he was dismissing me.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There is a ridiculous charge brought against you, but I am obliged to hear it before dismissing it.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
The Earl turned at this slightly, with an air of utterly dismissing and despising the speaker.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
He began by dismissing all plebeians employed about the royal palaces and appointing youths of noble blood in their places.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
She made a motion of her hand as if dismissing him, but Chad never moved.
WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
As if dismissing the incident from his mind, he turned toward the scows.
ON THE EDGE OF THE ARCTICHARRY LINCOLN SAYLER
Before dismissing the subject, however, it is right to remind our readers that Mr. Bruce's bill did not perish utterly.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
Then, dismissing the girl with a gesture, she turned and strode rapidly along the corridor, away from the audience hall.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
Captain Quill was silent for a moment, then he simply said, “Very well,” thus dismissing the whole subject.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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WORDS RELATED TO DISMISSING

  • absolution
  • acquitting
  • amnesty
  • clearance
  • deliverance
  • discharge
  • discharging
  • dismissal
  • dismissing
  • exculpation
  • exemption
  • exoneration
  • freeing
  • liberation
  • pardon
  • release
  • releasing
  • relief from
  • reprieve
  • vindication
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