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Definition 1: the act of sending off something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for despatch in the sense of this definition

(despatch is a kind of ...) the act of departing

(... is a kind of despatch ) the act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship)

Definition 2: killing a person or animal - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for despatch in the sense of this definition

(despatch is a kind of ...) the act of terminating a life

Definition 3: the property of being prompt and efficient - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where despatch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was done with dispatch

Synonyms for despatch in the sense of this definition

(despatch is a kind of ...) a rate that is rapid

Definition 4: an official report (usually sent in haste) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for despatch in the sense of this definition

(despatch is a kind of ...) a short account of the news

"the report of his speech" "the story was on the 11 o'clock news" "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"

(despatch is a part of ...) a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

Definition 5: send away towards a designated goal - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for despatch in the sense of this definition

(despatch is a kind of ...) transport commercially

(... is a kind of despatch ) send off unceremoniously

(... is a kind of despatch ) send documents or materials to appropriate destinations

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