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dismiss

Legal Definition of dismiss

Verb

  1. To send out of court
  2. Reject without further hearing

Definition of dismiss

Pronunciation

Verb

to dismiss (third-person singular simple present dismisses, present participle dismissing, simple past and past participle dismissed)

(transitive)

  1. To discharge; to end the employment or service of.

    The company dismissed me after less than a year.

  2. To order to leave.

    The soldiers were dismissed after the parade.

  3. To dispel; to rid one's mind of.

    He dismissed all thoughts of acting again.

  4. To reject; to refuse to accept

    The court dismissed the case.

  5. (cricket) To get a batsman out.

    He was dismissed for 99 runs.

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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