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Dispatch

DISPATCH, v.t. L.

1. To send or send away; particularly applied to the sending of messengers, agents and letters on special business, and often implying haste. The king dispatched and envoy to the court of Madrid. He dispatched a messenger to his envoy in France. He dispatched orders or letters to the commander of the forces in Spain. The president dispatched a special envoy to the court of St. James in 1794.
2. To send out of the world; to put to death.

The company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords. Ezekiel 23.

3. To perform; to execute speedily; to finish; as, the business was dispatched in due time.

DISPATCH, v.i. To conclude an affair with another; to transact and finish. Not now used.

They have dispatched with Pompey.

DISPATCH, n.

1. Speedy performance; execution or transaction of business with due diligence.
2. Speed; haste; expedition; due diligence; as, the business was done with dispatch; go, but make dispatch.
3. Conduct; management. Not used.
4. A letter sent or to be sent with expedition, by a messenger express; or a letter on some affair of state, or of public concern; or a packet of letters, sent by some public officer, on public business. It is often used in the plural. A vessel or a messenger has arrived with dispatches for the American minister. A dispatch was immediately sent to the admiral. The secretary was preparing his dispatches.


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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software at http://www.swordsearcher.com.

Bibliography Information
"Entry for 'Dispatch'". "King James Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/kjd/view.cgi?number=T1705>.

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