(noun, verb)


1. an official report (usually sent in haste)

Similar word(s): communique, despatch

Definition categories: communication, account, report, story

2. the act of sending off something

Similar word(s): despatch, shipment

Definition categories: act, departure, going, leaving

3. the property of being prompt and efficient

- it was done with dispatch

Similar word(s): despatch, expedition, expeditiousness

Definition categories: attribute, celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness

4. killing a person or animal

Similar word(s): despatch

Definition categories: act, kill, killing

Sentences with dispatch as a noun:

- When you act with dispatch, you act speedily and efficiently.


1. send away towards a designated goal

Similar word(s): despatch

Definition categories: motion, send, ship, transport

2. complete or carry out

Similar word(s): complete, discharge

Definition categories: social, accomplish, action, execute, fulfil, fulfill

3. kill intentionally and with premeditation

Similar word(s): hit, murder, off, remove, slay

Definition categories: social, kill

4. dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently

- He dispatched the task he was assigned

Definition categories: social, act, move

5. kill without delay

- the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators

Definition categories: contact, kill