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Synonyms of 'dispatch'

Additional synonyms

in the sense of exterminate
Definition
to destroy a group or type of people, animals, or plants completely
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
in the sense of finish
Definition
to be at or come to the end
He was cheered when he finished his speech.
Synonyms
wrap up (informal),
round off,
bring to a close or conclusion
in the sense of forward
Definition
to send (a letter, etc.) on to an ultimate destination
The document was forwarded to the President.
Synonyms
send on,
pass on,
redirect,
fwd
in the sense of fulfil
Definition
to carry out (a request or order)
He is too ill to fulfil his duties.
Synonyms
carry out,
bring to completion
in the sense of haste
Definition
speed, esp. in an action
Authorities appear to be moving with haste against the three dissidents.
Synonyms
quickness,
briskness,
promptitude,
rapidness
in the sense of item
Definition
a piece of information
There was an item in the paper about him.
in the sense of letter
Definition
a written or printed message, usually enclosed in an envelope and sent by post
I had received a letter from a very close friend.
Synonyms
in the sense of liquidate
Definition
to eliminate or kill
They have not hesitated in the past to liquidate their rivals.
Synonyms
do in (slang),
eliminate (slang),
take out (slang),
get rid of,
wipe out (informal),
finish off,
do away with,
blow away (slang, US),
bump off (slang),
rub out (US, slang)
in the sense of missive
Definition
a formal or official letter
the customary missive from your mother
in the sense of murder
Definition
to kill someone intentionally and unlawfully
a thriller about two men who murder a third
Synonyms
hit (slang),
waste (informal),
do in (informal),
eliminate (slang),
take out (slang),
terminate (slang),
blow away (slang, US),
bump off (slang),
rub out (US, slang),
take the life of,
do to death,
murk (slang)

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