|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or permit to go; to put away.
2. (v. t.) To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service, or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the matter dismisses his servant.
3. (v. t.) To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or regard, as a petition or motion in court.
4. (n.) Dismissing.
Dismiss (15 Occurrences)
Matthew 14:15 But when even was come, his disciples came to him saying, The place is desert, and much of the day time already gone by; dismiss the crowds, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves. (DBY)
Matthew 14:22 Immediately afterwards He made the disciples go on board the boat and cross to the opposite shore, leaving Him to dismiss the people. (WEY DBY RSV NIV)
Matthew 15:23 But he did not answer her a word. And his disciples came to him and asked him, saying, Dismiss her, for she cries after us. (DBY)
Matthew 28:5 But the angel said to the women, "As for you, dismiss your fears. I know that it is Jesus that you are looking for--the crucified One. (WEY)
Matthew 28:10 Then He said, "Dismiss all fear! Go and take word to my brethren to go into Galilee, and there they shall see me." (WEY)
Mark 6:45 Immediately afterwards He made His disciples go on board the boat and cross over to Bethsaida, leaving Him behind to dismiss the crowd. (WEY RSV NIV)
Mark 8:3 and if I should dismiss them to their home fasting, they will faint on the way; for some of them are come from far. (DBY)
Luke 2:29 "Now you are releasing your servant, Master, according to your word, in peace; (See NIV)
Luke 12:22 Then turning to His disciples He said, "For this reason I say to you, 'Dismiss all anxious care for your lives, inquiring what you are to eat, and for your bodies, what you are to put on.' (WEY)
Luke 12:32 "Dismiss your fears, little flock: your Father finds a pleasure in giving you the Kingdom. (WEY)
Acts 18:9 And, in a vision by night, the Lord said to Paul, "Dismiss your fears: go on speaking, and do not give up. (WEY)
Acts 27:24 and he said, "'Dismiss all fear, Paul, for you must stand before Caesar; and God has granted you the lives of all who are sailing with you.' (WEY)
Revelation 2:10 Dismiss your fears concerning all that you are about to suffer. I tell you that the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison that you may be put to the test, and for ten days you will have to endure persecution. Be faithful to the End, even if you have to die, and then I will give you the victor's Wreath of Life. (WEY)
2 Chronicles 23:8 So the Levites and all Judah did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded: and they took every man his men, those who were to come in on the Sabbath; with those who were to go out on the Sabbath; for Jehoiada the priest didn't dismiss the shift. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 34:14 At the end of seven years dismiss ye every man his brother a Hebrew, who hath been sold to thee; and when he hath served thee six years, thou shalt let him go free from thee: but your fathers hearkened not to me, neither inclined their ear. (WBS)