Definition of dispatch:
- 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.
- A message transmitted by telegraph.
- Any sending away; dismissal; riddance.
- The act of sending a message or messenger in haste or on important business.
- The finishing up of a business; speedy performance, as of business; prompt execution; diligence; haste.
- To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.
- To get rid of by sending off; to send away hastily.
- To make haste; to conclude an affair; to finish a matter of business.
- To rid; to free.
- To send off or away; - particularly applied to sending off messengers, messages, letters, etc., on special business, and implying haste.
- To send out of the world; to put to death.
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- correspond (part of speech: verb)
- carry (part of speech: verb)
- correspondence (part of speech: noun)
- kill (part of speech: verb)
- news (part of speech: noun)
- "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
- "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
He therefore sat down in the cart for some small time, during which the people were so uneasy that they called out incessantly to the executioner to dispatch him, and at last threatened to tear him to pieces if he did not tie him up immediately.- "Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences", Arthur L. Hayward.