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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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did away with, did for [chiefly British], made away with

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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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