Student Thesaurus

One entry found for dismiss.
Entry Word: dismiss
Function: verb
Text: 1 to let go from office, service, or employment <the secretary was dismissed after it was discovered that she was stealing office supplies>
Synonyms can, cashier, fire, muster out, remove, retire, sack
Related Words downsize, furlough, lay off; boot (out), bounce
Near Antonyms contract, subcontract
Antonyms employ, hire
2 to drive or force out <the sick boy's mother dismissed the visitors so he could get some rest> -- see EJECT 1