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despatch

noun

1 despatch

An official report (usually sent in haste).

synonyms: communique, dispatch.

Roget 684: haste, urgency; despatch, dispatch; acceleration, spurt, spirt, forced march, rush, dash; speed, velocity etc. 274; ... show more

Roget 741: command, order, ordinance, act, fiat, hukm, bidding, dictum, hest, behest, call, beck, nod.    despatch, ... show more

Roget 532: news; information etc. 527; piece of news [Fr.], budget of news, budget of information; intelligence, tidings.    word, advice, aviso [Sp.], message; ... show more

Roget 729: completion, accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment; performance, execution; despatch, dispatch; consummation, culmination; finish, conclusion; close etc. ... show more

Roget 592: correspondence, letter, epistle, note, billet, post card, missive, circular, favor, billet-doux; chit, chitty, letter card, picture post card; ... show more

Dutch: communiqué
Polish: depesza



2 despatch

The property of being prompt and efficient.

synonyms: dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness.

Roget 682: activity; briskness, liveliness etc. adj.; animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy; snap, vim.    nimbleness, ... show more

Dutch: expeditie
Polish: nierozważność

3 despatch

Killing a person or animal.

synonym: dispatch.

4 despatch

The act of sending off something.

synonyms: dispatch, shipment.

Dutch: verzending
Polish: ekspedycja, spedycja, wysyłka

verb

1 despatch

Send away towards a designated goal.

synonyms: dispatch, send off.

Roget 729: effect, effectuate; accomplish, achieve, compass, consummate, hammer out; bring to maturity, bring to perfection; perfect, complete; elaborate.    do, execute, ... show more

Roget 692: transact [cause to occur], execute; despatch, dispatch; proceed with, discharge; carry on, carry through, carry out, carry into effect, put into effect; work out; go through, ... show more

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... show more

Roget 298: eat, feed, fare, devour, swallow, take; gulp, bolt, snap; fall to; despatch, dispatch; discuss; take down, ... show more

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... show more


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