dispatch a messenger

v. 使者を遣わす

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  • dispatch — /dəsˈpætʃ / (say duhs pach) verb (t) 1. to send off; put under way: to dispatch a messenger; to dispatch a letter. 2. to put to death; kill. 3. to transact or dispose of (business, etc.) promptly or speedily; execute quickly; settle. –noun 4. the …   Australian English dictionary

  • messenger — n. to dispatch a messenger * * * [ mes(ə)ndʒə] to dispatch a messenger …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Dispatch — Dis*patch , n. [Cf. OF. despeche, F. d[ e]p[^e]che. See {Dispatch}, v. t.] [Written also {despatch}.] 1. The act of sending a message or messenger in haste or on important business. [1913 Webster] 2. Any sending away; dismissal; riddance. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dispatch boat — Dispatch Dis*patch , n. [Cf. OF. despeche, F. d[ e]p[^e]che. See {Dispatch}, v. t.] [Written also {despatch}.] 1. The act of sending a message or messenger in haste or on important business. [1913 Webster] 2. Any sending away; dismissal; riddance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dispatch box — Dispatch Dis*patch , n. [Cf. OF. despeche, F. d[ e]p[^e]che. See {Dispatch}, v. t.] [Written also {despatch}.] 1. The act of sending a message or messenger in haste or on important business. [1913 Webster] 2. Any sending away; dismissal; riddance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispatch — /di spach /, v.t. 1. to send off or away with speed, as a messenger, telegram, body of troops, etc. 2. to dismiss (a person), as after an audience. 3. to put to death; kill: The spy was promptly dispatched. 4. to transact or dispose of (a matter) …   Universalium

  • dispatch rider — noun a messenger who carries military dispatches (usually on a motorcycle) • Hypernyms: ↑messenger, ↑courier * * * (also Brit despatch rider) noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] chiefly Brit : someone who delivers messages or packages especially by traveling… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispatch — v. & n. (also despatch) v.tr. 1 send off to a destination or for a purpose (dispatched him with the message). 2 perform (business, a task, etc.) promptly; finish off. 3 kill, execute (dispatched him with the revolver). 4 colloq. eat (food, a meal …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispatch — dis•patch [[t]dɪˈspætʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to send off or away with speed, as a messenger, telegram, or body of troops 2) to put to death; kill 3) to transact or dispose of (a matter) promptly or speedily 4) archaic to hasten; be quick 5) the sending… …   From formal English to slang

  • messenger — noun Etymology: Middle English messangere, from Anglo French messager, messanger, from message Date: 14th century 1. one who bears a message or does an errand: as a. archaic forerunner, herald b. a dispatch bearer in government or military… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dispatch rider — noun Brit. a messenger who delivers urgent business documents or military dispatches by motor cycle or (formerly) on horseback …   English new terms dictionary

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