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dispatch

(Act of putting to death), noun act of killing, act of slaying, assassination, bloodshed, death by violence, deathblow, destruction, disposal, doing away with, extermination, homicide, killing, liquidation, massacre, murder

dispatch

(Message), noun aviso, bulletin, circular, communication, communiqué, correspondence, epistle, epistula, information, instruction, letter, litterae, mail, missive, monition, news, note, notice, official correspondence, postal communication, report, statement, stream of correspondence, telegram

dispatch

(Promptness), noun alacrity, briskness, celerity, dash, dépêche, diligence, excitation, expédition, expeditious performance, fast rate, fastness, festinatio, feverish haste, flurry, haste, hastiness, hurry, immediateness, impetuosity, inability to wait, liveliness, lively pace, movement, nimbleness, precipitancy, precipitation, precipitousness, promptitude, properatio, punctuality, punctualness, quick discharge, quick riddance, quickness, rapidity, readiness, rush, scramble, scurry, speed, speediness, speedy compleeion, speedy disposition, speedy transaction, spurt, suddenness, summariness, swift execution, swift rate, urgency
Associated concepts: with all possible dispatch

dispatch

(Dispose of), verb absolvere, accomplish, achieve, attain, bring about, bring off, bring to a concluuion, bring to an end, bring to pass, carry out, carry through, carry to completion, close, complete, conclude, conficere, consummate, deal with definitely, do the deed, effect, effectuate, execute, finish, fulfill, implement, make an end of, make final disposition of, perficere, perform, see through, set at rest, succeed, work out

dispatch

(Put to death), verb assassinate, bring down, commit murder, coup de grâce, cut down, deal a deathhlow, deprive of life, destroy, dispose of, do away with, end, end life, execute, exterminate, give the deathblow, hasten one's end, interficere, interimere, kill, liquidate, make away with, massacre, murder, put an end to, put down, put out of the way, put to death, remove from life, slaughter, slay, take life, take one's life away

dispatch

(Send off), verb address, detail, direct, fling, forward, get under way, hasten, hasten on, have conveyed, hurry, hurry along, hurry on, impart mooion, impel, mittere, mobilize, move on, post, propel, push, push through, put in motion, remit, rush, rush off, send, send away, send forth, send through the mail, set going, ship, speed, speed along, speed on its way, transfer, transmit
Associated concepts: with all due dispatch
See also: acceleration, accomplish, act, close, commission, complete, conduct, defeat, delegate, discharge, dismiss, displace, eliminate, eradicate, execute, expedite, haste, hasten, intelligence, issuance, kill, murder, narrative, news, note, notice, notification, perform, performance, relegate, remove, send, slay, story, terminate, transmit, transmittal, transport
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Unmarried Pc Lomas worked as a busker, diving instructor and dispatch rider before becoming a police officer, according to his entry on the Friends Reunited website.
Early in the second world war Mr Stephenson was a dispatch rider for ARP wardens in Middlesbrough and he later joined the Merchant Navy.
Many North East men fought here, including my father, who, though shell-shocked, was a fortunate survivor after serving on the Western Front from 1914 to 1918 as a motorcyclist dispatch rider.
During the war Les served as a motorcycle dispatch rider with Royal Army Service Corps in France and Italy.
Nine paparazzi photo-graphers and a dispatch rider are facing man-slaughter charges.
My late husband was a dispatch rider in the army, so all my married life and courtship was spent around motorbikes, first as a pillion passenger and later, with a sidecar attached, with both sons aboard.
Instead, he ended up working as a bike dispatch rider on the traffic-packed streets of London for a few years until a friend persuaded him that his future lay in acting.
We also tried to obtain my late father's medal - Albert Corke, a dispatch rider for the RASC - but we were told as he has passed away that we could not have it, which is sad as it would have been passed to future generations such as our grandson to remember the brave man who fought for our freedom and country.
AS Remembrance Day approaches, Coventry kid Les Ryan, who was an army dispatch rider during the Second World War, writes on the memories it brings back.
The writer mentioned that he was a dispatch rider in the RASC during WWII.
Cody was a famed US army scout, dispatch rider, gold prospector and near the end of his life a showman.