dismissverbuk /dɪˈsmɪs/ us /dɪˈsmɪs/
dismiss verb (NOT TAKE SERIOUSLY)
- The M.P.'s speech was dismissed by her opponents as crude electioneering.
- The call for a one-day national strike was dismissed as gesture politics.
- The prime minister's proposal was immediately dismissed as a back door tax increase.
- Rumours that they are about to marry have been dismissed as pure speculation.
- He dismissed Bryan as nothing more than an amateur.
dismiss verb (END JOB)
dismiss verb (SEND AWAY)