Synonyms of 'dispatch'
to send off to a destination or to perform a taskHe dispatched a text message to Harper.
He sent a basket of exotic fruit and a card.
mosquitoes that transmit disease to humans
The document was forwarded to the President.
He expressed grave concern at their attitude.
typhus, a disease communicated by body lice
He had managed to obtain arms in France and have them safely consigned to America.
Many immigrants regularly remit money to their families.
to murderThey may catch him and dispatch him immediately.
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
a thriller about two men who murder a third
The horse had to be destroyed.
eliminate (slang), , ,
They claimed that 87,000 `reactionaries' had been eliminated.
Our people are being butchered in their own homes.
Thirty-four people were slaughtered while queueing up to cast their votes.
a plot to assassinate the President
slay (archaic, literary), ,
the hill where he slew the dragon
put an end to, ,
blow away (slang, mainly US),
They have not hesitated in the past to liquidate their rivals.
The army was annihilated.
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
take (someone's) life,
to carry out (a duty or task) promptlyHe dispatched his business.
people who have performed outstanding acts of bravery
He is too ill to fulfil his duties.
Prospects for effecting real political change have taken a step backward.
He was cheered when he finished his speech.
There are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
As far as I'm concerned, the matter was settled yesterday.
If the clubs cannot conclude a deal, an independent tribunal will decide.
If we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
We are going to execute our campaign plan to the letter.
the quiet competence with which he discharged his many duties
We will do all we can to expedite the procedure
make short work of (informal)
The parcel is ready for dispatch.
a report sent to a newspaper by a correspondentthis dispatch from our West Africa correspondent
Would you like to leave a message?
They still haven't had any news about the survivors.
Press reports vary dramatically.
The parents all shared interesting stories about their children.
I had received a letter from a very close friend.
I gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
There was a piece about him on television.
There was an item in the paper about him.
The ambassador has brought a communication from the President.
the early morning news bulletin
The call came in a communiqué sent to the Irish Prime Minister.
the customary missive from your mother
He feels we should act with despatch.
I was amazed at his speed of working.
Authorities appear to be moving with haste against the three dissidents.
the company's promptness in settling its debts
As you can imagine, I accepted with alacrity.
the rapidity with which the weather can change
With incredible swiftness she ran down the passage.
expedition, , ,
He was praised for having acted with such expedition.
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in the sense of accomplish
to completeIf we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
in the sense of account
a report or descriptionI gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
in the sense of achieve
to gain by hard work or effortThere are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
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