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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀπολύω (apolúō). Morphologically, from απο- (apo-) +‎ λύω (lýo).

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απολύω (apolýo) (simple past απέλυσα, απόλυσα, passive απολύομαι)

  1. release, give freedom to
  2. (employment) dismiss, lay off, discharge; (informal) fire, sack
  3. (military) discharge, demobilise; (informal) demob
  4. (religion) dismiss (from church, the service is finished)
  5. (colloquial) hurry

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  • and see: λύω (lýo, untie; solve)