dismember, v. 1. disjoint, dissect, anatomize, skeletonize, vivisect, cut apart or up; dislimb, amputate, remove a limb, cut off a limb. See - disjoin.
2. mutilate, dilacerate, lacerate, mangle, chop up, cut into pieces, tear or rip or pull apart; disfigure, deface, mar, damage, injure, maim, cripple, disable.
dismiss, v. 1. discharge, send away, disband, adjourn, dissolve, disperse, demobilize; release, free, liberate, give leave to go, Inf. let out; send away, turn out, send about one's business, turn away; banish, oust, expel, cashier; break off with, Inf. give [s.o.] the air; SI. brush off.
2. fire, put out of a job, let go, lay off, give one one's walking papers, drop, deselect; shelve, send packing, Inf. bounce, Inf. sack, Inf. give [s.o.j the sack, /«/. send down the road, U.S. Gov't. Inf. rif, SI. can; dislodge, set adrift, ship, pack off.
3. put away, reject, set aside, lay aside; think no more of, put out of one's mind, have done with, write off, Inf turn thumbs down.
dismissal, n. 1. adjournment, dissolution, end, close; permission to go, congŁ; release, freedom to depart; freedom, liberation, manumission.
2. firing, expulsion, removal, displacement; discharge, walking papers, Inf. bounce, Inf. sack, SI. boot, SI. pink slip; SI. the bum's rush, SI. heave-ho.
dismount, v. 1. get off, alight, disembark, debark, deplane, detrain, debus; come down, get down, descend from; drop down, fall down.
2. unhorse, unmount, unseat, unsaddle; throw down or off, buck off, push off.
3. delocalize, displace, dislodge, Obs.
4. dismantle, unrig, unmake, unbuild; take apart, take down.
disobedience, n. 1. noncompliance, nonobservance; intractableness, indocility, insubmission; stubbornness, perverseness, contumacy, obstinacy; waywardness, unruliness, forwardness; defiance, insubordination, disregard, indiscipline; neglect, negligence, dereliction, delinquency; recusancy, opposition, recalcitrance; neglect of duty, undutifulness.
2. violation, infraction, infringement, transgression; mutiny, revolt, rebellion, insurgence, revolution, treason; outbreak, uprising, insurrection, sedition, strike.
disobedient, adj. insubordinate, noncompliant, nonobservant, defiant, disregardful; naughty, mischievous; undutiful, remiss, derelict, delinquent, negligent; unruly, wayward, fractious, restive, unmanageable, ungovernable, uncomplying, indisciplined; intransigent, uncompromising, unaccommodating, unsubmissive.
2. contumacious, contrary, perverse, froward, refractory, cross-grained, wrong-headed; stubborn, obstinate, willful, intractable, indocile, headstrong, per-vicacious, obdurate; recalcitrant, rebellious, opposed, dissentient, recusant, resistant, factious; mutinous, revolting, rebellious, insurgent, riotous, revolutionary; anarchistic, lawless.
disobey, v. defy, disregard, ignore, flout, fly in the face of, kick over the traces; counter, go counter to, oppose, resist, contravene, contradict; infringe, violate, transgress, break rules; slight, set at naught, scoff at, thumb one's nose at, snap one's fingers at; mutiny, revolt, rebel, strike, take the law into one's own hands; riot, rise in arms.
disoblige, v. 1. refuse to oblige, not cooperate with, fail to accommodate, neglect, slight; offend, affront, insult, SI. put down. See - affront (def. 3).
2. disappoint, let down, fail to live up to expectations; dissatisfy, displease, discontent, disgruntle.
3. inconvenience, incommode, put out, discommode; trouble, bother, annoy, disturb.
disobliging, adj. unobliging, unaccommodating, uncooperative; disagreeable, unpleasant, ill-natured, ungracious, discourteous, uncivil, rude, offensive; unkind, unsympathetic, unfriendly, ill-disposed, hostile.