Definition of "dispatched" []

  • To send off promptly, as to a destination or to perform a task (verb)
  • To discharge or complete (a task, duty, etc) promptly (verb)
  • To eat up quickly (verb)
  • To murder or execute (verb)
  • The act of sending off a letter, messenger, etc (noun)
  • Prompt action or speed (often in the phrase with dispatch) (noun)
  • An official communication or report, sent in haste (noun)
  • A report sent to a newspaper, etc, by a correspondent (noun)
  • Murder or execution (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of dispatch. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dispatched" in a sentence
  • "They were dispatched from the playoffs in five games, following San Jose's 2-1 victory on Saturday."
  • "The tiny airships, dispatched from the warships, contained but two men each, and over all cities, towns, and villages they wheeled and curved, one man directing the ship, the other man throwing over the glass tubes."
  • "A man dispatched from the gatehouse approached Knight Commander Montyr, who watched his charges proudly."