Keywords: sacking, rejection, dismissal, sack, dismiss, brush off, brush aside, forsake

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. The act of getting rid of an employee. English = dismissal. Informal English = sacking.
  2. The act of getting rid of something or someone because it is not good enough or not wanted. English = rejection.
  3. The action of telling someone to go because you have decided that someone or something is not important or good enough to stay. English = dismissal.
  4. The action of stopping all thought about something because you think it is unimportant. English = dismissal.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To get rid of someone from their job or sport's team because their work is not good enough or because they are no longer needed. English = dismiss. Informal English = sack, lay off, put off, drop.
  2. To not keep or not accept something because it is not good enough or not wanted. English = reject. Informal English = brush off, brush aside.
  3. To decide that someone or something is not important or not good enough to stay or to think about. English = dismiss.
  4. To stop doing something or stop having something; to go without something. Formal religious English = forsake.