バートランド・ラッセル 英単語・熟語 d012

★ dismiss (v) [(考えなどを)捨てる;解雇する;(クラス・集団などを)解散させる;おしまいにする]

* dismissal (n): 解雇,免職;解散;(訴訟の)却下
* unfair dismissal : 不当解雇
* request dismissal of the case : 訴訟の取り下げを要求する
* 森一郎『試験に出る英単語』p.153の説明: dis = away, miss = send(去らせる) → 「武器を捨てること」 。

I re-wrote my Fellowship dissertation, and got it accepted by the Cambridge University Press, who published it in 1897 under the title An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry. I subsequently came to think this book much too Kantian, but it was fortunate for my reputation that my first philosophical work did not challenge the orthodoxy of the time. It was the custom in academic circles to dismiss all critics of Kant as persons who had failed to understand him, and in rebutting this criticism it was an advantage to have once agreed with him.
* rebut (v):反駁する

I had had friendly relations with Bryn Mawr ever since I married a cousin of the President of that College. It was the first institutions to break the boycott imposed on me in America after my dismissal from the City College of New York.
 出典:ラッセル『自伝』 第3巻第2章国の内外で」]

If you're late again, you'll be dismissed (from your job).
[ 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.]