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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word dismiss:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. dismiss: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. dismiss: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. dismiss: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. dismiss: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. dismiss: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. dismiss: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Dismiss, dismiss: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. dismiss: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. dismiss: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. dismiss: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. dismiss: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. dismiss: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. dismiss: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. dismiss: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. dismiss: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. dismiss: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Dismiss: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. dismiss: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. dismiss: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. dismiss: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. dismiss: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. dismiss: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. dismiss: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. dismiss: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. dismiss: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. dismiss: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Dismiss: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. dismiss: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. dismiss: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. DISMISS: DS Dictionary [home, info]
  5. dismiss: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. dismiss: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dismiss: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dismiss: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dismiss: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (dismiss)

verb:  stop associating with
verb:  bar from attention or consideration ("She dismissed his advances")
verb:  cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration ("This case is dismissed!")
verb:  end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave ("I was dismissed after I gave my report")
verb:  declare void
verb:  terminate the employment of

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Words similar to dismiss:   can, discount, dismissed, dismisses, dismissing, dismission, dismissive, dismissively, disregard, drop, fire, ignore, sack, terminate, axe, brush aside, brush off, force out, give notice, give the axe, more...

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