|1.||[ verb ] (transportation) send away towards a designated goal|
|Related terms:||transport route bundle_off|
|2.||[ noun ] (writing,news) an official report (usually sent in haste)|
|Related terms:||report dateline|
|3.||[ noun ] the act of sending off something|
|Related terms:||departure reshipment transport|
|4.||[ verb ] complete or carry out|
"discharge one's duties"
|Related terms:||carry_through carry|
|5.||[ verb ] dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently|
"He dispatched the task he was assigned"
|6.||[ verb ] kill without delay|
"the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators"
|7.||[ verb ] (criminal law) kill intentionally and with premeditation|
|Synonyms:||murder bump_off polish_off hit remove slay|
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
|Related terms:||kill execute burke murder murderer|
|8.||[ noun ] the property of being prompt and efficient|
|Synonyms:||expeditiousness despatch expedition|
"it was done with dispatch"
|9.||[ noun ] the murder or execution of someone|
|Related terms:||killing murder|