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 for Dismissing
From 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.
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              He dismissed the assembly.            --Acts xix.
                                                    41.
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              Dismiss their cares when they dismiss their flock.
                                                    --Cowper.
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              Though he soon dismissed himself from state affairs.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service,
        or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the
        matter dismisses his servant.
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     3. To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or
        regard, as a petition or motion in court.
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