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Dismiss vs. Discard

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  • Dismiss (verb)

    To discharge; to end the employment or service of.

    "The company dismissed me after less than a year."

  • Dismiss (verb)

    To order to leave.

    "The soldiers were dismissed after the parade."

  • Dismiss (verb)

    To dispel; to rid one's mind of.

    "He dismissed all thoughts of acting again."

  • Dismiss (verb)

    To reject; to refuse to accept.

    "The court dismissed the case."

  • Dismiss (verb)

    To send or put away.

    "She dismissed him with a wave of the hand."

  • Dismiss (verb)

    To get a batsman out.

    "He was dismissed for 99 runs."

  • Dismiss (verb)

    To give someone a red card; to send off.

  • Discard (verb)

    to throw away, to reject.

  • Discard (verb)

    To make a discard; to throw out a card.

  • Discard (verb)

    To dismiss from employment, confidence, or favour; to discharge.

  • Discard (noun)

    Anything discarded.

  • Discard (noun)

    A discarded playing card in a card game.

  • Discard (noun)

    A temporary variable used to receive a value of no importance and unable to be read later.

  • Discard (noun)

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Wiktionary
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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Dismiss

    To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away.

  • Dismiss

    To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant.

  • Dismiss

    To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court.

  • Dismiss (noun)

    Dismission.

  • Discard

    To throw out of one's hand, as superfluous cards; to lay aside (a card or cards).

  • Discard

    To cast off as useless or as no longer of service; to dismiss from employment, confidence, or favor; to discharge; to turn away.

  • Discard

    To put or thrust away; to reject.

  • Discard (verb)

    To make a discard.

  • Discard (noun)

    The act of discarding; also, the card or cards discarded.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Dismiss (verb)

    bar from attention or consideration;

    "She dismissed his advances"

  • Dismiss (verb)

    cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration;

    "This case is dismissed!"

  • Dismiss (verb)

    stop associating with;

    "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

  • Dismiss (verb)

    terminate the employment of;

    "The boss fired his secretary today"

    "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

  • Dismiss (verb)

    end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave;

    "I was dismissed after I gave my report"

  • Dismiss (verb)

    declare void;

    "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"

  • Discard (noun)

    anything that is cast aside or discarded

  • Discard (noun)

    (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or to failing to follow suit

  • Discard (noun)

    getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable

  • Discard (verb)

    throw or cast away;

    "Put away your worries"

Princeton's WordNet
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