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Definition of Dismiss

Dismiss

  1. To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away.
  2. To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant.
  3. To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court.
  4. Dismission.

Dismiss Quotations

Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.
Rabindranath Tagore

Re-examine all that you have been told... dismiss that which insults your soul.
Walt Whitman

Knowledge is power. Most of us agree that something has to be done to strengthen Social Security, and I believe it's irresponsible to arbitrarily dismiss any idea, Republican nor Democrat, without giving it a hard look.
Conrad Burns

Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A collection of strong-minded individuals who have learned how to dismiss mistakes, disappointments and problems in their personal life make up a strong team. If the majority of the team have that then, as a unit, you are almost impossible to beat.
Gary Neville
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Dismiss Translations

dismiss in Afrikaans is wegstuur, ontslaan
dismiss in Danish is afskedige
dismiss in Dutch is ontzetten, royeren, ontslaan
dismiss in German is entlassen
dismiss in Italian is licenziato, licenziare, esonerare
dismiss in Latin is licentio, dimitto
dismiss in Norwegian is sende bort, avskjedige
dismiss in Portuguese is demita
dismiss in Spanish is quitarse, despedir
dismiss in Swedish is avskeda, entlediga, avvisa