What does the word dismissal mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A dismissing; discharge. dismission.

Usage examples for dismissal

  1. Dempsey's dismissal was the only course open to the firm; and it was with much regret that the partners told their old servant that his services were no longer required. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  2. It seemed that the party took this as a signal for dismissal. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  3. " Send him his dismissal at once," said Caracalla; " but see that his successor is a man." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers