verb (used with object)
to send off or away with speed, as a messenger, telegram, body of troops, etc.
to dismiss (a person), as after an audience.
to put to death; kill:
The spy was promptly dispatched.
to transact or dispose of (a matter) promptly or speedily.
verb (used without object)
Archaic. to hasten; be quick.
the sending off of a messenger, letter, etc., to a destination.
the act of putting to death; killing; execution.
prompt or speedy transaction, as of business.
expeditious performance; promptness or speed:
Proceed with all possible dispatch.
a method of effecting a speedy delivery of goods, money, etc.
a conveyance or organization for the expeditious transmission of goods, money, etc.
a written message sent with speed.
an official communication sent by special messenger.
Journalism. a news story transmitted to a newspaper, wire service, or the like, by one of its reporters, or by a wire service to a newspaper or other news agency.
mentioned in dispatches, British. honored by being named in official military reports for special bravery or acts of service.
to send off promptly, as to a destination or to perform a task
to discharge or complete (a task, duty, etc) promptly
(informal) to eat up quickly
to murder or execute
the act of sending off a letter, messenger, etc
prompt action or speed (often in the phrase with dispatch)
an official communication or report, sent in haste
(journalism) a report sent to a newspaper, etc, by a correspondent
murder or execution
verb (used with object), dispersed, dispersing. 1. to drive or send off in various directions; scatter: to disperse a crowd. 2. to spread widely; disseminate: to disperse knowledge. 3. to dispel; cause to vanish: The wind dispersed the fog. 4. Physical Chemistry. to cause (particles) to separate uniformly throughout a solid, liquid, or gas. 5. […]
verb (used with object), disposed, disposing. 1. to give a tendency or inclination to; incline: His temperament disposed him to argue readily with people. 2. to put in a particular or the proper order or arrangement; adjust by arranging the parts. 3. to put in a particular or suitable place: The lamp was disposed on […]
[ree-di-strib-yoot] /ˌri dɪˈstrɪb yut/ verb (used with object), redistributed, redistributing. 1. to distribute again or anew: The corporation will redistribute its share of the profits to its stockholders. 2. to alter the distribution of; apportion differently: Let’s redistribute the work more fairly. redistribute /ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt/ verb (transitive) 1. to distribute (something) again or differently
[ree-dis-truh-byoo-shuh n] /ˌri dɪs trəˈbyu ʃən/ noun 1. a distribution performed again or anew. 2. Economics. the theory, policy, or practice of lessening or reducing inequalities in income through such measures as progressive income taxation and antipoverty programs. redistribution /ˌriːdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən/ noun 1. the act or instance of distributing or the state or manner of being […]