Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search



From Latin dimissio. See dimit, and compare dismission.


dimission (countable and uncountable, plural dimissions)

  1. (obsolete) permission to depart; a dismissing
    • a. 1677, Isaac Barrow, The Incarnation of our Lord (sermon):
      he is come, who is anointed to preach [] dimission to the captives

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “dimission” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)