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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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Under the proposal, all existing services provided by West Boylston dispatchers - like after-hours referral calls to the Water District and Municipal Light Plant - and all contracts with tow companies would be honored, he said.
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We're not behind the times, we're not lacking any particular training, we're not out of compliance," he said of the Princeton dispatchers.
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