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dispatch

  
  ( dispatches    plural & 3rd person present)   ( dispatching    present participle)   ( dispatched    past tense & past participle  )
in BRIT, also use despatch     
1       verb   If you dispatch someone to a place, you send them there for a particular reason.  
FORMAL  
(=send)  

He dispatched scouts ahead...      V n adv/prep  
The Italian government was preparing to dispatch 4,000 soldiers to search the island.      V n to-inf  
      Dispatch is also a noun., n-uncount   usu N of n  
The despatch of the task force is purely a contingency measure.     
2       verb   If you dispatch a message, letter, or parcel, you send it to a particular person or destination.  
FORMAL  
(=send)  

The victory inspired him to dispatch a gleeful telegram to Roosevelt...      V n prep/adv  
Free gifts are dispatched separately so please allow 28 days for delivery.      be V-ed, Also V n  
      Dispatch is also a noun., n-uncount  
We have 125 cases ready for dispatch.     
3       n-count   A dispatch is a special report that is sent to a newspaper or broadcasting organization by a journalist who is in a different town or country.   (=bulletin)  
...this despatch from our West Africa correspondent.     
4       n-count   A dispatch is a message or report that is sent, for example, by army officers or government officials to their headquarters.  
I was carrying dispatches from the ambassador.     
5       verb   To dispatch a person or an animal means to kill them.  
OLD-FASHIONED   The fox takes his chance with a pack of hounds which may catch him and despatch him immediately.      V n  
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dispatch

  
, despatch  
      vb  
1    accelerate, consign, dismiss, express, forward, hasten, hurry, quicken, remit, send, transmit  
2    conclude, discharge, dispose of, expedite, finish, make short work of     (informal)   perform, settle  
3    assassinate, blow away     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   bump off     (slang)   butcher, eliminate     (slang)   execute, finish off, kill, murder, put an end to, slaughter, slay, take out     (slang)  
      n  
4    alacrity, celerity, expedition, haste, precipitateness, promptitude, promptness, quickness, rapidity, speed, swiftness  
5    account, bulletin, communication, communiqué, document, instruction, item, letter, message, missive, news, piece, report, story  

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despatch, displace, disparate, disparity

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