HyperDic: dispatch

English > 9 senses of the word dispatch:
VERBmotiondispatch, despatch, send offsend away towards a designated goal
socialdispatch, discharge, completecomplete or carry out
socialdispatch, murder, slay, hit, bump off, off, polish off, removekill intentionally and with premeditation
socialdispatchdispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently
contactdispatchkill without delay
NOUNcommunicationdispatch, despatch, communiquean official report (usually sent in haste)
actdispatch, despatch, shipmentthe act of sending off something
attributedispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousnessthe property of being prompt and efficient
actdispatch, despatchkilling a person or animal
dispatch > pronunciation
Soundsdihspae'ch
Rhymesattach ... thatch / Thatch: 16 rhymes with aech...
English > dispatch: 9 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn official report (usually sent in haste).
Synonymsdespatch, communique
PartsdatelineA line at the beginning of a news article giving the date / date and place of origin of the news dispatch
Broaderreport, news report, story, account, write upA short / short account of the news
Spanishcomunicado, despacho
Catalancomunicat, despatx
Verbsdispatchsend away towards a designated goal
English > dispatch: 9 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of sending off something.
Synonymsdespatch, shipment
NarrowerreshipmentThe act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship)
Broaderdeparture, going, going away, leavingThe act of departing
Spanishdespacho, envio, envío, expedición
Catalanenviament, expedició, tramesa
English > dispatch: 9 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of being prompt and efficient.
Example"it was done with dispatch"
Synonymsdespatch, expedition, expeditiousness
Broadercelerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speedinessA rate that is rapid
Verbsdispatchdispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently
English > dispatch: 9 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningkilling a person or animal.
Synonymdespatch
Broaderkilling, kill, putting to deathThe act of terminating a life
Catalandesfer-se, despatxar
Verbsdispatchkill without delay
dispatchkill intentionally and with premeditation
English > dispatch: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningSend away towards a designated goal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey won't dispatch the story
Synonymsdespatch, send off
Narrowerbundle offsend off unceremoniously
routeSend documents or materials to appropriate destinations
Broadertransport, send, shiptransport commercially
Spanishdespachar, enviar fuera, enviar, remitir
Catalandespatxar, enviar, remetre, trametre
Nounsdispatchan official report (usually sent in haste)
dispatcheremployee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service
English > dispatch: 9 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcomplete or carry out.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdischarge, complete
Broadercarry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfilput in effect
Spanishcompletar, cumplir, despachar
Catalancompletar
English > dispatch: 9 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningkill intentionally and with premeditation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot dispatch Sue
Synonymsmurder, slay, hit, bump off, off, polish off, remove
Narrowerburkemurder without leaving a trace on the body
executemurder in a planned fashion
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishasesinar, borrar, cargarse, despachar, echarse, eliminar, matar, matar violentamente, quitar de enmedio
Catalanassassinar, carregar-se, eliminar, treure de'n mig
Nounsdispatchkilling a person or animal
English > dispatch: 9 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningdispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He dispatched the task he was assigned"
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishdespachar
Nounsdispatchthe property of being prompt and efficient
English > dispatch: 9 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningkill without delay.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators"
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishdespachar
Nounsdispatchkilling a person or animal

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