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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·miss v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dismissed p. pr. & vb. n. Dismissing.]
 1. To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away.
    He dismissed the assembly.   --Acts xix. 41.
    Dismiss their cares when they dismiss their flock.   --Cowper.
    Though he soon dismissed himself from state affairs.   --Dryden.
 2. To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant.
 3. To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having lost your job [syn: discharged, fired, laid-off,