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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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The most unlikely job - which is very dangerous in winter - was as a dispatch rider.
The couple were apart when Jim was signed up by the army's 1st ParachuteBrigade for thedangerous job of dispatch rider in Palestine in 1948.
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Before enlisting on December 17, 1942, he was employed as a dispatch rider with the National Fire Service and, aged just 16, he was awarded the British Empire Medal and his citation reads, "Arthur Henry Warner, Messenger, Coventry Auxiliary Fire Service.
Set in the late-19th century, this old-fashioned adventure stars Viggo Mortensen (above) as Hopkins, a former US cavalry dispatch rider who's fallen on hard times.
A young dispatch rider from Percy Main, North Shields, stumbled upon it as Allied troops burned Nazi documents in Berlin at the end of the war in 1945.
But even more remarkable is that, during World War II, Colin was a dispatch rider.
Hopkins (Viggo Mortensen) works as a dispatch rider for the US Cavalry, earning his spurs as "the greatest rider the West has ever known".
To pay it back, he worked as a session musician in the evening and a dispatch rider by day for a year.
Dispatch rider Alex Ross's kitbag fell off his bike as he returned from behind enemy lines.
After leaving school Laurie became a dispatch rider until he was old enough to join the army, where he boxed in many tournaments both at home and overseas.