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Synonyms for dispatch

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Antonyms4.3 / 4 votes

  1. dispatch

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

    retard, detain, obstruct, impede

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dispatchnoun

    haste, speed, celerity, expedition, message, telegram

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How to use dispatch in a sentence?

  1. Aldus Manutius:

    Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly.

  2. Jennifer Cafarella:

    The initial ISIS dispatch makes connections with local actors and seeks to bring them into the fold, including local civilians and Syrian rebel groups, when these groups pledge allegiance, they submit to ISIS command and control, however appear in some cases to retain their independence as functional units.

  3. Jennifer Cafarella:

    These groups likely therefore retain more independence than Syrian rebel groups that pledge allegiance to ISIS, at least in the near term, iSIS appears to dispatch advisers to support local recruitment in such areas in an attempt to bolster the local strength of these groups, but does not augment their ranks with its own forces.

  4. Miguel de Cervantes:

    There are men that will make you books, and turn them loose into the world, with as much dispatch as they would do a dish of fritters.

  5. Donna Jackson:

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch was not The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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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