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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to fire)
a. despedir
After giving numerous warnings, the supervisor decided to dismiss the employee.Después de varias advertencias, la supervisora decidió despedir al empleado.
2. (to disregard)
a. descartar
Einstein dismissed the big bang theory out of hand.Einstein descartó la teoría del big bang de plano.
b. desestimar
He dismissed the tornado warning after looking out the window.Desestimó el aviso de tornado después de mirar por la ventana.
c. rechazar
Frank dismissed the thought as nonsensical.Frank rechazó la idea por considerarla un disparate.
d. desechar
There are still some physicians who dismiss parents' concerns about their children's development.Todavía hay médicos que desechan la preocupación de los padres respecto al desarrollo de sus hijos.
e. hacer caso omiso de
The teacher dismissed the students' minor complaints.La maestra hizo caso omiso de las quejas nimias de los estudiantes.
3. (to send away)
a. dejar salir (class)
The professor dismissed the students after he finished his lecture.El profesor dejó salir a los estudiantes después de terminar su lección.
4. (legal)
a. desestimar
The judge dismissed the case due to insufficient evidence.El juez desestimó el caso por falta de pruebas.
b. sobreseer
It became clear the search was illegal, and the judge dismissed the case.Quedó en evidencia que el allanamiento fue ilegal, y el juez sobreseyó el caso.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (from job)
a. despedir
2. (send away)
to dismiss somebodydar a alguien permiso para retirarse
3. (military)
dismiss!¡rompan filas!
4. (thought, theory)
a. descartar
5. (proposal, suggestion)
a. rechazar
6. (threat, danger)
a. no hacer caso de
7. (law)
a. sobreseer (case)
8. (appeal)
a. desestimar
the suggestion was dismissed as being irrelevantla sugerencia fue rechazada por no venir al caso
9. (school class)
a. dejar marchar
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dismiss [dɪsˈmɪs]
transitive verb
1 (from job) [+worker] despedir; [+official] destituir
to be dismissed from the service (Mil) ser dado de baja; ser separado del servicio
2 (send away) (gen) despachar; [+troops] dar permiso (para irse)
class dismissed! (Educ) eso es todo por hoy
3 (reject, disregard) [+thought] rechazar; apartar de sí; [+request] rechazar; [+possibility] descartar; desechar; [+problem] hacer caso omiso de
with that he dismissed the matter con eso dio por concluido el asunto
4 (Jur) [+court case] anular
a federal judge is expected to decide whether to dismiss the case against a record promoter, Joseph Isgro Judge Royce Lambreth dismissed the case, ruling that such issues were not the court's business
[+appeal] desestimar; rechazar
the case was dismissed el tribunal absolvió al acusado
5 (beat) [+opponent] vencer
intransitive verb
(Mil) romper filas
dismiss! ¡rompan filas!
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