Synonyms of dismiss in English:

dismiss


See definition of dismiss

verb

1‘the president dismissed five of his ministers’

SYNONYMS
give someone their notice, throw out, get rid of, discharge
lay off
oust, expel
British make redundant
informal sack, give someone the sack, fire, send packing, kick out, boot out, defenestrate, give someone the boot, give someone the heave-ho, give someone the old heave-ho, give someone their marching orders, give someone the bullet, show someone the door
British informal turf out, give someone their cards, give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off
North American informal give someone the air
cashier
ANTONYMS

engage

2‘the guards reported to HQ and were dismissed’

SYNONYMS
send away, let go, release, free
disband, disperse, dissolve, discharge, demobilize
ANTONYMS

form, assemble

3‘he dismissed all morbid thoughts’

SYNONYMS
banish, put away, set aside, lay aside, abandon, have done with, drop, disregard, brush off, shrug off, forget, think no more of, pay no heed to, put out of one's mind
reject, deny, repudiate, spurn, scoff at, sneer at
informal pooh-pooh
ANTONYMS

entertain