What is Dismiss?

Legal Definition
To send away; to discharge; to cause to be removed. To dismiss an action or suit is to send it out of court without any further consideration or hearing. Bosley v. Bruner, 24 Miss. 462; Taft v. Northern Transp. Co.., 56 N. H. 417; Goldsmith v. Smith (C.Ct) 21 Fed. 614.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
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To discontinue; to order a cause, motion or prosecution to be discontinued or quashed. See 37 N. H. 536, 75 Am. Dec. 154.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary
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-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary