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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position;
- Example: "The boss fired his secretary today"
- Example: "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
[syn: displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

give the sack v 1: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers" [syn: displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate] [ant: employ, engage, hire]