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dispatched

verb
past tense of dispatch

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1 to cause to go or be taken from one place to another
  • dispatched a messenger with urgent news

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2 to deprive of life
  • the exterminator dispatched the termites with professional efficiency

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3 to put to death deliberately
  • during his reign of terror the dictator dispatched thousands without the slightest qualm

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“Dispatched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dispatched. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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