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Definition of dispatch:

  1. A message dispatched or sent with speed; especially, an important official letter sent from one public officer to another; - often used in the plural; as, a messenger has arrived with dispatches for the American minister; naval or military dispatches.
  2. A message transmitted by telegraph.
  3. Any sending away; dismissal; riddance.
  4. The act of sending a message or messenger in haste or on important business.
  5. The finishing up of a business; speedy performance, as of business; prompt execution; diligence; haste.
  6. To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.
  7. To get rid of by sending off; to send away hastily.
  8. To make haste; to conclude an affair; to finish a matter of business.
  9. To rid; to free.
  10. To send off or away; - particularly applied to sending off messengers, messages, letters, etc., on special business, and implying haste.
  11. To send out of the world; to put to death.

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