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1. dispatch

verb. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] send away towards a designated goal.

Synonyms

  • despatch
  • send off
  • send
  • route
  • bundle off
  • ship

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out
  • miss

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Words that Rhyme with Dispatch

  • unattach
  • reattach
  • overmatch
  • mismatch
  • scratch
  • rematch
  • detach
  • vlach
  • stach
  • snatch
  • krach
  • flach
  • drach
  • bratsch
  • brach
  • attach
  • tkach
  • thatch
  • thach
  • tatsch
  • rach
  • matsch
  • match
  • mache
  • latsch
  • latch
  • lache
  • lach
  • kach
  • hatch

Example sentences of the word dispatch


1. Noun, singular or mass
The number of operators at the dispatch center factors in, too.

2. Verb, base form
The gods decided to take extreme measures and so unleashed a family of dragons to dispatch the Chinese.

Quotes containing the word dispatch


1. I believe the first draft of a book — even a long one — should take no more than three months…Any longer and — for me, at least — the story begins to take on an odd foreign feel, like a dispatch from the Romanian Department of Public Affairs, or something broadcast on high-band shortwave duiring a period of severe sunspot activity.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

2. How came the bodies of animals to be contrived with so much art, and for what ends were their several parts?Was the eye contrived without skill in Opticks, and the ear without knowledge of sounds?...and these things being rightly dispatch’d, does it not appear from phænomena that there is a Being incorporeal, living, intelligent...?
- Isaac Newton, Opticks

2. dispatch

noun. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] an official report (usually sent in haste).

Synonyms

  • despatch
  • report
  • communique
  • write up
  • dateline
  • news report
  • story

Antonyms

  • bridle
  • kern
  • muzzle
  • hire

3. dispatch

noun. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] the act of sending off something.

Synonyms

  • going
  • going away
  • leaving
  • shipment
  • reshipment
  • departure

Antonyms

  • unsoured
  • on
  • satisfactory
  • active

4. dispatch

verb. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] complete or carry out.

Synonyms

  • execute
  • accomplish
  • carry out
  • discharge
  • complete
  • action
  • carry through
  • fulfil

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • gather
  • convict
  • invest

5. dispatch

verb. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] kill without delay.

Antonyms

  • appear

6. dispatch

verb. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently.

Synonyms

  • act

Antonyms

  • defend
  • fail

7. dispatch

noun. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] killing a person or animal.

Synonyms

  • despatch
  • kill
  • killing

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge

8. dispatch

noun. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] the property of being prompt and efficient.

Synonyms

  • despatch
  • rapidity
  • speediness
  • expeditiousness
  • quickness
  • expedition
  • rapidness

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate

9. dispatch

verb. ['dɪˈspætʃ'] kill intentionally and with premeditation.

Synonyms

  • execute
  • polish off
  • off
  • remove
  • burke
  • hit
  • kill
  • slay
  • bump off

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • be born
  • switch on
  • add
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