Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun despatch

4 senses of despatch

Sense 1
dispatch, despatch, communique -- (an official report (usually sent in haste))
       => report, news report, story, account, write up -- (a short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the 11 o'clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious")

Sense 2
dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousness -- (the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch")
       => celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness -- (a rate that is rapid)

Sense 3
dispatch, despatch -- (killing a person or animal)
       => killing, kill, putting to death -- (the act of terminating a life)

Sense 4
dispatch, despatch, shipment -- (the act of sending off something)
       => departure, going, going away, leaving -- (the act of departing)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb despatch

1 sense of despatch

Sense 1
dispatch, despatch, send off -- (send away towards a designated goal)
       => transport, send, ship -- (transport commercially)

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