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Overview of noun dispatch

The noun dispatch has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) dispatch, despatch, communique

(an official report (usually sent in haste))

2. (1) dispatch, despatch, shipment

(the act of sending off something)

3. dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousness

(the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch")

4. dispatch, despatch

(killing a person or animal)


Overview of verb dispatch

The verb dispatch has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) dispatch, despatch, send off

(send away towards a designated goal)

2. (1) dispatch, discharge, complete

(complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties")

3. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove

(kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered")

4. dispatch

(dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently; "He dispatched the task he was assigned")

5. dispatch

(kill without delay; "the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators")

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