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

Synonyms for dispatch in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

Synonyms for dispatch in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

  • it was done with dispatch

Synonyms for dispatch in the sense of this definition

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

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

Synonyms for dispatch in the sense of this definition

(dispatch 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"

(dispatch 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: kill without delay - [verb of contact]

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

  • the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators

(dispatch is a kind of ...) cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

"This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank" "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

Definition 6: send away towards a designated goal - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for dispatch in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

  • discharge one's duties

Synonyms for dispatch in the sense of this definition

(dispatch is a kind of ...) put in effect

"carry out a task" "execute the decision of the people" "He actioned the operation"

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

  • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Synonyms for dispatch in the sense of this definition

(dispatch is a kind of ...) cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

"This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank" "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

(... is a kind of dispatch ) murder without leaving a trace on the body

(... is a kind of dispatch ) murder in a planned fashion

"The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"

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

  • He dispatched the task he was assigned

(dispatch is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

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