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Wordnet 3.0


1. having lost your job;
[syn: discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dismiss \Dis*miss"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dismissed; p. pr. & vb. n. Dismissing.] [L. dis- + missus, p. p. of mittere to send: cf. dimittere, OF. desmetre, F. d['e]mettre. See Demise, and cf. Dimit.] 1. To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away. [1913 Webster] He dismissed the assembly. --Acts xix. 41. [1913 Webster] Dismiss their cares when they dismiss their flock. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Though he soon dismissed himself from state affairs. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant. [1913 Webster] 3. To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dismissed adj 1: having lost your job [syn: discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "dismissed": belied, confounded, confuted, contemned, declined, declined with thanks, deflated, denied, despised, disapproved, discarded, discounted, discredited, disdained, disowned, disproved, disputed, excepted, excluded, exploded, exposed, forsworn, ignored, impugned, invalidated, negated, negatived, not considered, overthrown, overturned, punctured, rebuffed, refused, refuted, rejected, renounced, repudiated, repulsed, scouted, shown up, spurned, upset