Definitions of despatch
  1. noun
    the act of sending off something
    synonyms: dispatch, shipment
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    the act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship)
    type of:
    departure, going, going away, leaving
    the act of departing
  2. verb
    send away towards a designated goal
    synonyms: dispatch, send off
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    bundle off
    send off unceremoniously
    send documents or materials to appropriate destinations
    type of:
    send, ship, transport
    transport commercially
  3. noun
    killing a person or animal
    synonyms: dispatch
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    type of:
    kill, killing, putting to death
    the act of terminating a life
  4. noun
    the property of being prompt and efficient
  5. noun
    an official report (usually sent in haste)
    synonyms: communique, dispatch
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    type of:
    account, news report, report, story, write up
    a short account of the news
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