verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a method of effecting a speedy delivery of goods, money, etc.
- a conveyance or organization for the expeditious transmission of goods, money, etc.
Origin of dispatch
Examples from the Web for dispatch
Det. Johnson left in an elevator and I found myself alone in the building, save two women in the dispatch center.
“We greatly enjoyed reading your ‘Second Impressions’ dispatch,” replied a senior diplomat.
France has offered to dispatch four jet fighters to Ukraine and help it with cyber security.Obama’s Nuclear Summit Aimed to Stop Terrorists. Now Putin’s the Issue.|Christopher Dickey, Jamie Dettmer, Nadette De Visser|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the event that the redoubled UN forces are not enough, the African Union should dispatch troops to supplement the effort.
Rather than dispatch a team of slick lawyers with leather briefcases, they seemingly adopted a cartoon character, Uncle Rhabdo.
This dispatch was sent in triplicate, by different messengers.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete|Ulysses S. Grant
I was just sending a courier to his command with a dispatch.Robert Toombs|Pleasant A. Stovall
Myself and Will Rackaway, who came to help me and old Cassy, remained in charge of the house to dispatch the furniture.The Haunted Homestead|E. D. E. N. Southworth
This reply he showed to Seward, then handed it 330to Stanton and ordered him to sign and dispatch it at once.Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II|John T. Morse
Experience has taught me that there is nothing like dispatch in these matters.The Kidnapped President|Guy Boothby