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Where do you get lumpy tiles? Well, of course, you don't. But I get a lot of toilets, and so you just dispatch a toilet with a hammer, and then you have lumpy tiles.
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Meaning of "dispatch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DISPATCH

From Italian dispacciare, from Provençal despachar, from Old French despeechier to set free, from des-dis-1 + -peechier, ultimately from Latin pedica a fetter.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DISPATCH

dispatch  [dɪˈspætʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISPATCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dispatch is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb dispatch in English.

WHAT DOES DISPATCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dispatch

Dispatch or dispatches may refer to: In literatureDaily Dispatch, a South African newspaper ▪ Dispatches, a 1977 book by Michael Herr about the Vietnam War ▪ dispatches, a magazine edited by Gary Knight and Mort Rosenblum In radio and televisionDispatches, a Canadian radio program aired on CBC Radio One ▪ Dispatches , a British documentary show broadcast on Channel 4 In vehicles ▪ Citroën Dispatch, a small van ▪ Dispatcher Jeep, the iconic postal Jeep used by the U.S. Postal Service In other uses ▪ Dispatch, Kansas, an unincorporated community ▪ Dispatch, an American jam band ▪ Dispatch, a procedure in logistics ▪ Dynamic dispatch, a computer-programming technique ▪ Dispatch News Service, a news agency...

Definition of dispatch in the English dictionary

The first definition of dispatch in the dictionary is to send off promptly, as to a destination or to perform a task. Other definition of dispatch is to discharge or complete promptly. Dispatch is also to eat up quickly.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DISPATCH

PRESENT

Present
I dispatch
you dispatch
he/she/it dispatches
we dispatch
you dispatch
they dispatch
Present continuous
I am dispatching
you are dispatching
he/she/it is dispatching
we are dispatching
you are dispatching
they are dispatching
Present perfect
I have dispatched
you have dispatched
he/she/it has dispatched
we have dispatched
you have dispatched
they have dispatched
Present perfect continuous
I have been dispatching
you have been dispatching
he/she/it has been dispatching
we have been dispatching
you have been dispatching
they have been dispatching
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I dispatched
you dispatched
he/she/it dispatched
we dispatched
you dispatched
they dispatched
Past continuous
I was dispatching
you were dispatching
he/she/it was dispatching
we were dispatching
you were dispatching
they were dispatching
Past perfect
I had dispatched
you had dispatched
he/she/it had dispatched
we had dispatched
you had dispatched
they had dispatched
Past perfect continuous
I had been dispatching
you had been dispatching
he/she/it had been dispatching
we had been dispatching
you had been dispatching
they had been dispatching
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will dispatch
you will dispatch
he/she/it will dispatch
we will dispatch
you will dispatch
they will dispatch
Future continuous
I will be dispatching
you will be dispatching
he/she/it will be dispatching
we will be dispatching
you will be dispatching
they will be dispatching
Future perfect
I will have dispatched
you will have dispatched
he/she/it will have dispatched
we will have dispatched
you will have dispatched
they will have dispatched
Future perfect continuous
I will have been dispatching
you will have been dispatching
he/she/it will have been dispatching
we will have been dispatching
you will have been dispatching
they will have been dispatching
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would dispatch
you would dispatch
he/she/it would dispatch
we would dispatch
you would dispatch
they would dispatch
Conditional continuous
I would be dispatching
you would be dispatching
he/she/it would be dispatching
we would be dispatching
you would be dispatching
they would be dispatching
Conditional perfect
I would have dispatch
you would have dispatch
he/she/it would have dispatch
we would have dispatch
you would have dispatch
they would have dispatch
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been dispatching
you would have been dispatching
he/she/it would have been dispatching
we would have been dispatching
you would have been dispatching
they would have been dispatching
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you dispatch
we let´s dispatch
you dispatch
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to dispatch
Past participle
dispatched
Present Participle
dispatching
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISPATCH


attach
əˈtætʃ
batch
bætʃ
brach
brætʃ
catch
kætʃ
crosspatch
ˈkrɒsˌpætʃ
despatch
dɪˈspætʃ
detach
dɪˈtætʃ
hatch
hætʃ
latch
lætʃ
match
mætʃ
mismatch
ˌmɪsˈmætʃ
mix-and-match
ˌmɪksəndˈmætʃ
patch
pætʃ
rach
rætʃ
rematch
ˈriːˌmætʃ
repatch
riːˈpætʃ
sasquatch
ˈsæsˌkwætʃ
scratch
skrætʃ
snatch
snætʃ
thatch
θætʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISPATCH

disparateness
disparates
disparities
disparity
dispark
dispart
dispassion
dispassionate
dispassionately
dispassionateness
dispatch box
dispatch case
dispatch department
dispatch documents
dispatch rider
dispatcher
dispatchful
dispauper
dispauperise
dispauperize

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISPATCH

a bad patch
alcohol patch
eye patch
fob watch
football match
from scratch
home match
nicotine patch
officer of the watch
on the watch
purple patch
quartz watch
shoulder patch
skin patch
soul patch
stopwatch
swatch
vegetable patch
watch
wristwatch

Synonyms and antonyms of dispatch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISPATCH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dispatch» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dispatch

Translation of «dispatch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISPATCH

Find out the translation of dispatch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dispatch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dispatch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

派遣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

enviar
570 millions of speakers

English

dispatch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रेषण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إرسال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отправка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

despachar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রাণবধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

envoyer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penghantaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

senden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

派遣する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

파견하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngirim
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

công văn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அனுப்புதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रेषण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sevk etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mandare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wysyłka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відправка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

expediere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποστολή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

versending
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sändning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utsendelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dispatch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISPATCH»

The term «dispatch» is very widely used and occupies the 10.061 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISPATCH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dispatch» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dispatch» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dispatch

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3 QUOTES WITH «DISPATCH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dispatch.
1
William J. Brennan, Jr.
Appellant constituted a legitimate class of one, and this provides a basis for Congress's decision to proceed with dispatch with respect to his materials.
2
Jack Dorsey
The idea of Twitter started with me working in dispatch since I was 15 years old, where taxi cabs or firetrucks would broadcast where they were and what they were doing.
3
Dan Phillips
Where do you get lumpy tiles? Well, of course, you don't. But I get a lot of toilets, and so you just dispatch a toilet with a hammer, and then you have lumpy tiles.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISPATCH»

Discover the use of dispatch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dispatch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dispatch
A man with a talent for writing letters that get results, from editorials to complaints to love letters--Jason Handford is delighted when he is offered a job to write letters for a living, until he discovers that his new career has horrific ...
Bentley Little, 2005
2
Wind Power Generation and Dispatch in Competitive Power Markets
Wind energy is currently the fastest growing type of renewable energy.
Lisias Abreu, 2008
3
Amok Fifth Dispatch: Sourcebook of Extremes of Information ...
Directory of the Extremes of Information in Print The 'Amok Sourcebook' presents in one volume the entire gamut of extreme literature available from hundreds of publishers worldwide, complete with ordering information.
Amok (Firm), Stuart Swezey, 1999
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A dispatch to Custer: the tragedy of Lieutenant Kidder
A Dispatch to Custer tells the little-known story of Lieutenant Lyman Kidder, a young soldier sent on a mission in 1867 to deliver new orders to Lieutenant Colonel George Custer.
Randy Johnson, Nancy P. Allan, 1999
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Joseph Pulitzer II and the Post-Dispatch: A Newspaperman's Life
For secondary sources, the thorough "Pulitzer-Post-Dispatch Bibliography" prepared in 1976 by Roy T. King, former Post- Dispatch librarian, was invaluable. It is included with the Papers of Joseph Pulitzer II. King also prepared a most useful ...
Daniel W. Pfaff, 2010
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More iPhone Cool Projects: Cool Developers Reveal the ...
operation queues (see Table 1–2) in perspective there are two broad groups of queues in GCD: dispatch queues and operation queues. Dispatch queues are a part of GCD and the C runtime and are a C-based mechanism for executing tasks .
Ben Smith, Danton Chin, Leon Palm, 2010
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Understanding 911 Dispatch Teams Across Context: ...
The research plan presented in this study sought to assess and evaluate the decision making procedures, communication activities, and human-computer interactions that facilitate teamwork in 911 dispatch teams.
Ivanna S. Terrell, 2006
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Computer-aided Scheduling and Dispatch in Demand-responsive ...
1 SUMMARY 3 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background, 3 History of Computer-Aided Scheduling and Dispatch Systems, 3 Implementing and Using Computer-Aided Scheduling and Dispatch Systems, 4 Purpose and Overview of the ...
David S. Kessler, 2004
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Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization: Third ...
Evolutionary Multi-objective Environmental/Economic Dispatch: Stochastic Versus Deterministic Approaches Robert T.F. Ah King1, Harry C.S. Rughooputh1, and Kalyanmoy Deb2 1 Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty ...
Carlos A. Coello Coello, Arturo Hern??ndez Aguirre, Eckart Zitzler, 2005
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Soft Computing
Dynamic Economic Dispatch, one of the main functions of power generation operation and control is an extension of conventional economic dispatch problem . The objective of operating electric power plants is to have high operating efficiency ...
‎2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISPATCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dispatch is used in the context of the following news items.
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Saul Sokol | 1920-2015: Columnist dispensed insurance tips | The …
By Tim Feran The Columbus Dispatch • Thursday July 9, 2015 1:05 AM ... syndicated column, “Your Insurance Advisor,” appeared in The Dispatch for 30 years. «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
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Workers at Detroit Three automakers ready for raises | The …
The Dispatch E-Edition ... and unlimited premium content on Dispatch.com, BuckeyeXtra.com, BlueJacketsXtra.com and DispatchPolitics.com. «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
3
Little league results - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Local Interest
Highlights: HA – Owen Riley 2B; Graham Fearington 2B; Sam Crist 3 for 5, 3 RBIs. HN – Thomas Cook 4 for 4, 4 RBIs, 2 2Bs; Riley Roarty 2B; ... «Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jul 15»
4
Microsoft to slash up to 7,800 jobs | The Columbus Dispatch
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
5
FAA clears United to resume flying - Richmond Times-Dispatch
A newly painted United Airlines plane, with Continental's blue and gold colors and globe logo on the tail, bottom, leaves from Bush ... «Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jul 15»
6
Delaware County sisters missing on Wyoming camping trip | The …
By Jim Woods The Columbus Dispatch • Wednesday July 8, 2015 11:47 PM. When the three sisters didn't contact their parents back in Ohio on Monday, or show ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
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Hilliard schools won't seek tax issue until 2016 | The Columbus …
By Charlie Boss The Columbus Dispatch • Wednesday July 8, 2015 11:37 PM. Residents of the Hilliard school district won't see a tax request this November ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
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Poll: Should N.J. 911 dispatch services be privatized? | NJ.com
Union workers protest the possible privitazation of police dispatch during a march and rally in Camden City, July 7, 2015. (Michelle Caffrey | For ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
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Temporary NYSE shutdown adds to market descent | The Columbus …
The Dispatch E-Edition ... and unlimited premium content on Dispatch.com, BuckeyeXtra.com, BlueJacketsXtra.com and DispatchPolitics.com. «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
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Apple persuades judge to void $533 million iTunes award | The …
The Dispatch E-Edition. The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»

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