despatch definition

  • verb:
    • Variant of dispatch.
    • Alternative type of dispatch.
    • submit away towards a designated objective
  • adjective:
    • holding despatches
  • noun:
    • Alternative type of dispatch. (see in addition Wikipedia's Mentioned in Despatches)
    • A sending down or away; a prompt or regular beginning or transmission, at the time of some one on an errand or a commission, or of a ship, cargo, etc., on its recommended training course or toward its destination: as, the despatch regarding the mails; the despatch of troops on front side.
    • A sending away or getting rid of one thing; a putting straightened out, or a doing away with; riddance; dismissal.
    • Prompt or expeditious performance; full or regular execution or deal; the work of taking to a conclusion.
    • Speed; haste; journey; research: since, repairing through with neatness and despatch; get, but make despatch.
    • Conduct; administration.
    • A written message sent or to be sent with expedition: as, a telegraphic despatch.
    • the official page relating to community affairs, because from a minister to an ambassador or a commander, or from latter into former, often conveyed by a unique messenger or bearer of despatches.
    • A conveyance or a business for expeditious transmission of product, cash, etc.: as, the Merchants' Despatch; it had been delivered by despatch.
    • A decisive answer.
    • the house to be prompt and efficient
    • the official report (usually submitted haste)
    • the work of delivering down one thing
    • killing a person or pet
  • noun-and-verb:
    • Same as dispatch.
  • others:
    • to provide; rid; no-cost; disentangle; release: often reflexive.
    • To deliver to a destination; cause to start for or go to an appointed destination; placed under way: frequently implying immediate relevance or haste on cause, or promptness and regularity regarding time: since, to despatch a messenger or a letter asking for help; to despatch an envoy to a foreign judge; to despatch a ship.
    • To transact or get rid of speedily or with promptness; focus on; provide a conclusion; accomplish: because, to despatch business.
    • to complete or make a finish of by immediately putting to death; destroy.
    • Synonyms To accelerate down.
    • to create brief work of, dump (quickly).
    • Slay, Murder, etc. See kill.
    • going expeditiously; be quick.
    • to summarize or get rid of an affair or matter; make a finish.

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