Another word for dismiss
To send away
discard, reject, decline, repel, repudiate, dispatch, disband, detach, send off, pack off, cast off, cast out, relinquish, dispense with, disperse, dissolve, adjourn, recess, remove, expel, eject, abolish, relegate, supersede, push aside, shed, slough off, do without, have done with, brush aside, brush away, set aside, disregard, discount, put out of one's mind, dispose of, sweep away, clear, rid, rout, chase, bundle, chase out, run out, drive out, turn out, show out, force out, lock out, shut out, let out, release, excuse, ostracize, exclude, blackball, dispossess, dethrone, boycott, exile, expatriate, banish, outlaw, deport, excommunicate, get rid of, send packing*, drop*, brush off*, kick out*, give the gate*, write off*, pitch overboard*, chuck out*, boot out*, hustle out*, give the air*, read out of*, send abroad*, send to Coventry*; see also refuse.
To remove an employee
discharge, give notice, let go, lay off, fire, displace, terminate, replace, oust, pension off, suspend, remove, disemploy, recall, impeach, unseat, drop, disqualify, cashier, can*, bounce*, sack*, ax*, bust*, boot out*, send packing, give one's walking papers*, give the ax*, give the boot*, give the sack*; see also oust.
Another word for dismissverb
To end the employment or service of:cashier, discharge, drop, release, terminate. (Informal) ax, fire, pink-slip. (Slang) boot1, bounce, can, sack1. Idioms: give someone his or her walking papers, give someone the ax, give someone the gate, give someone the pink slip, let go, show someone the door. See keep
To direct or allow to leave:send (away). Idioms: send about one's business, send packing, show someone the door. See keep
To put out by force:bump, eject, evict, expel, oust, throw out. (Informal) chuck. (Slang) boot1 (out), bounce, kick out. Idioms: give someone the boot, give someone the heave-ho (or old heave-ho), send packing, show someone the door, throw out on one's ear. See keep
To cease consideration or treatment of:drop, give over, give up, skip. Idioms: have done with, wash one's hands of. See keep
To rid one's mind of:banish, cast out, dispel, shut out. See keep
To be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive:decline, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down. (Slang) nix. Idiom: turn thumbs down on. See accept