Skip to main content

Are you a legal professional? Visit our professional site

Search for legal issues
For help near (city, ZIP code or county)
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location

FindLaw Legal Dictionary

The FindLaw Legal Dictionary -- free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms. Search for a definition or browse our legal glossaries.

Dismiss

dismiss vt

1 : to remove from position or service [ed the employee]
2 : to bring about or order the dismissal of (an action) [the suit was ed]
vi
: to bring about or order a dismissal [the plaintiff moved to ]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

Find a Lawyer

More Options