Definition of "dispatches" []

  • 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)
  • Plural form of dispatch. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dispatch. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dispatches" in a sentence
  • "IndieWIRE's Eugene Hernandez is sending in dispatches from the AFI Fest."
  • "David Crandall's sound design conjures ocean waves and roaring flames when needed but also slips in eerie silvery, twanging noises, like dispatches from a shortwave radio gone berserk."
  • "I feel that dear old Mannie Shinwell ought to mentioned in dispatches here, if only because he was such an entertaining charcater."