Dis·patch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dispatched p. pr. & vb. n. Dispatching.] [Written also despatch.]
1. To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.
Ere we put ourselves in arms, dispatch we
The business we have talked of. --Shak.
[The] harvest men . . . almost in one fair day dispatcheth all the harvest work. --Robynson (More's Utopia).
2. To rid; to free. [Obs.]
I had clean dispatched myself of this great charge. --Udall.
3. To get rid of by sending off; to send away hastily.
Unless dispatched to the mansion house in the country . . . they perish among the lumber of garrets. --Walpole.
4. To send off or away; -- particularly applied to sending off messengers, messages, letters, etc., on special business, and implying haste.
Even with the speediest expedition
I will dispatch him to the emperor's cou░░. --Shak.
5. To send out of the world; to put to death.
The company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords. --Ezek. xxiii. 47.
Syn: -- To expedite; hasten; speed; accelerate; perform; conclude; finish; slay; kill.
adj : sent off or away; "the dispatched messenger was has hardly
out of sight before she wished call him back"