Dis·miss·al n. Dismission; discharge.
Officeholders were commanded faithfully to enforce it, upon pain of immediate dismissal. --Motley.
n 1: a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial [syn: judgment
of dismissal, judgement of dismissal]
2: official notice that you have been fired from your job [syn:
dismission, pink slip]
3: permission to go; the sending away of someone
4: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free
to depart) [syn: dismission, discharge, firing, liberation,
release, sack, sacking]