Nouns (12)

shipment, despatch, dispatch
n. the act of sending off something
despatch, dispatch
n. killing a person or animal
expeditiousness, expedition, despatch, dispatch
n. the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch"
communique, despatch, dispatch
n. an official report (usually sent in haste)

Verbs (8)

complete, discharge, dispatch
v. complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
send off, despatch, dispatch
v. send away towards a designated goal
v. kill without delay; "the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators"
v. dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently; "He dispatched the task he was assigned"

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Fuzzynyms (109)

n. the act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
n. any recognized accomplishment; "they admired his performance under stress"; "when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe"
firing off, firing, discharge
n. the act of discharging a gun
obstetrical delivery, delivery
n. the act of delivering a child
n. the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome"
conveyance, transferral, transfer, transport, transportation
n. the act of moving something from one location to another
bringing, delivery
n. the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
truckage, trucking, hauling
n. the activity of transporting goods by truck
alacrity, smartness, briskness
n. liveliness and eagerness; "he accepted with alacrity"; "the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"
fastness, swiftness, speed
n. a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
hurriedness, precipitation, hurry, hastiness, haste
n. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
word, tidings, intelligence, news
n. information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
n. informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone; "it was news to me"
promulgation, announcement
n. a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"
v. multiply sexually or asexually
take place, come about, fall out, pass off, go on, pass, occur, hap, happen
v. come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
discharge, empty
v. become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
mow down, slaughter, massacre
v. kill a large number of people indiscriminately; "The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda"
v. utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.); "The students delivered a cry of joy"
pass, draw, run, guide
v. pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
slaughter, butcher
v. kill (animals) usually for food consumption; "They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter"
channelise, channelize, channel, transport, transfer, transmit
v. send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
realise, realize
v. expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
make, do, cause
v. give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
spawn, breed, engender
v. call forth
do, execute, perform
v. carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
spiel, play
v. replay (as a melody); "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"
bring forth, produce
v. bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"
give rise to, bring about, produce
v. cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
v. send via a specific route
settle down, settle
v. settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground; "dust settled on the roofs"
v. move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
turn in, fork up, fork out, fork over, hand over, render, deliver
v. to surrender someone or something to another; "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money"
get rid of, abolish
v. do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"
supply, issue
v. circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"
reach, attain, accomplish, achieve
v. to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
give rise, bring about, produce
v. cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"

Synonyms (2)

classify, relegate
v. assign to a class or kind; "How should algae be classified?"; "People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms"

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