Definition of "dispatching" []

  • 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)
  • The sending of somebody or something to a destination for a purpose. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Burial (noun)
  • Present participle of dispatch. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dispatching" in a sentence
  • "A failure of the train dispatching system at Norfolk Southern caused more than 100 trains, including some Virginia Railway Express trains on the Manassas Line, to come to a halt Friday morning, Norfolk Southern officials said."
  • "Thierry Andriamirado explained the increased relevance of online social networks in dispatching news about the crisis."
  • "It's one thing to let Crusoe fight the pirates, but the pleasure he and the show take in dispatching them — and the lingering shots of their deaths — borders on the sick."