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- v. To dismiss, let go, or release.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To dismiss, let go, or release.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dismiss; permit to go.
- To grant; farm; let.
- n. In freemasonry, a dimissory letter; written permission to leave a lodge, implying good standing in the lodge left, and thus no disability to affiliate with another lodge.
Latin dimittere to send away, let go; di- = dis- + mittere to send. See dismiss. (Wiktionary)