HyperDic: despatch

English > 5 senses of the word despatch:
VERBmotiondespatch, dispatch, send offsend away towards a designated goal
NOUNcommunicationdespatch, dispatch, communiquean official report (usually sent in haste)
attributedespatch, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousnessthe property of being prompt and efficient
actdespatch, dispatchkilling a person or animal
actdespatch, dispatch, shipmentthe act of sending off something
English > despatch: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn official report (usually sent in haste).
Synonymsdispatch, 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
English > despatch: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being prompt and efficient.
Synonymsdispatch, expedition, expeditiousness
Broadercelerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speedinessA rate that is rapid
English > despatch: 5 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningkilling a person or animal.
Broaderkilling, kill, putting to deathThe act of terminating a life
Catalandesfer-se, despatxar
English > despatch: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of sending off something.
Synonymsdispatch, 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
Verbsdespatchsend away towards a designated goal
English > despatch: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningSend away towards a designated goal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsdispatch, 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
Nounsdespatchthe act of sending off something

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