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Synonyms for dispatch

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  1. dispatchverb

    make haste, destroy, kill, send

  2. dispatchverb

    To send a shipment with promptness.

    destroy, send, kill, make haste

  3. dispatchverb

    To send an important official message sent by a diplomat or military officer with promptness

    make haste, kill, send, destroy

  4. dispatchverb

    To hurry

    kill, make haste, send, destroy

  5. dispatchverb

    To deprive.

    kill, make haste, send, destroy

  6. dispatchverb

    To destroy quickly and efficiently

    send, kill, make haste, destroy

  7. dispatchverb

    To pass on for further processing, especially via a dispatch table (computing, often with to)

    send, make haste, destroy, kill

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dispatch

    expedite, send, accelerate, hasten, execute, conclude, used also in the sense of kill

    retard, detain, obstruct, impede

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dispatch, despatch, communiquenoun

    an official report (usually sent in haste)

    expedition, despatch, shipment, communique, expeditiousness

  2. dispatch, despatch, shipmentnoun

    the act of sending off something

    expeditiousness, consignment, cargo, lading, shipment, expedition, load, payload, loading, communique, freight, despatch

  3. dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousnessnoun

    the property of being prompt and efficient

    "it was done with dispatch"

    sashay, excursion, expeditiousness, jaunt, expedition, shipment, hostile expedition, outing, junket, communique, military expedition, pleasure trip, despatch

  4. dispatch, despatchverb

    killing a person or animal

    expedition, despatch, shipment, communique, expeditiousness

  5. dispatch, despatch, send offverb

    send away towards a designated goal

    polish off, off, murder, send off, discharge, despatch, slay, get off, remove, hit, bump off, complete, send, project

  6. dispatch, discharge, completeverb

    complete or carry out

    "discharge one's duties"

    unload, empty, despatch, complete, expel, exhaust, go off, hit, nail, drop off, release, send off, fill out, finish, fire, polish off, off, fill in, slay, exculpate, assoil, set down, clear, make out, put down, acquit, murder, drop, discharge, exonerate, free, eject, muster out, bump off, remove

  7. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removeverb

    kill intentionally and with premeditation

    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

    shoot, despatch, complete, wrap up, hit, arrive at, transfer, attain, send off, finish up, reach, eat up, take out, move out, get rid of, strike, score, finish, make, polish off, collide with, gain, mangle, withdraw, tally, off, finish off, absent, run into, stumble, slay, impinge on, clear up, murder, rack up, mutilate, mop up, discharge, come to, take away, take, pip, get through, bump off, remove

  8. dispatchverb

    dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently

    "He dispatched the task he was assigned"

    polish off, off, murder, send off, discharge, despatch, slay, remove, hit, bump off, complete

  9. dispatchverb

    kill without delay

    "the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators"

    polish off, off, murder, send off, discharge, despatch, slay, remove, hit, bump off, complete

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dispatchverb

    [Written also Despatch.] send away (in haste)

  2. dispatchverb

    kill, slay, slaughter, assassinate, put to death, send out of the world

  3. dispatchverb

    hasten, expedite, accelerate, speed, quicken, forward, push or urge forward, press or urge on, make short work of

  4. dispatchnoun

    speed, haste, expedition, promptness, celerity

  5. dispatchnoun

    message, communication, telegram

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dispatchnoun

    haste, speed, celerity, expedition, message, telegram

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How to use dispatch in a sentence?

  1. Eric Wolfe:

    [I] had eyes on him the whole time and relayed his position to dispatch, and he went underwater and didn’t come up.

  2. Robert Sumwalt:

    We listened to the dispatch tape, and we heard no communications at all from the Amtrak engineer to the dispatch center to say that something had struck his train.

  3. Samuel Alito:

    The Court has expressed the hope that the Court of Appeals will proceed with appropriate dispatch, and I see no reason why the Court of Appeals should not be able to decide this case, one way or the other, within the next 60 days.

  4. Josh Blackman:

    The President should be able to make important decisions with vigor, independence, and dispatch, the President should have the greatest latitude to issue pardons, precisely because the President should have the greatest latitude to pursue what he sees as the common good. Limiting the President's power to issue pardons will limit the President's power to promote what Hamilton referred to as 'the tranquility of the commonwealth.'.

  5. Faye Malarkey Black:

    If there's weather at the destination airport or the forecast of weather, then the dispatch isn't going to release that flight, in the instance that aircraft are enroute and are inbound to an airport, and fog rolls in... then you're going to have to circle, and then eventually divert to a reliever airport.

Translations for dispatch

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  • إرسالArabic
  • телеграма, пращам, експедиция, депеша, бързамBulgarian
  • Beeilen, Besiegen, Verschicken, Entziehen, VersendenGerman
  • βιάζομαιGreek
  • depeŝoEsperanto
  • comunicado, envío, despacho, privar, despachar, despacharse, envío urgenteSpanish
  • lähettää, tappaaFinnish
  • feladás, elküldeniHungarian
  • dispaccioItalian
  • לְשַׁגֵרHebrew
  • ablēgātiōLatin
  • verzendenDutch
  • ekspedere, (av)sendeNorwegian
  • лишать, депеша, спешить, расправляться, отправлятьRussian
  • omintetgöraSwedish
  • yenme, yollama, acele etme, yoksun bırakma, gönderme, mahrum etme, sevk etmeTurkish
  • cử điVietnamese
  • 调度Chinese

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