Definition of Despatched

1. Verb. (past of despatch) ¹



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Definition of Despatched

1. despatch [v] - See also: despatch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Despatched

despaired
despairer
despairers
despairful
despairing
despairingly
despairingness
despairs
desparate
desparingly
desparple
desparpled
desparples
desparpling
despatch
despatched (current term)
despatcher
despatchers
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despawn
despawned
despawning
despawns
despecable
despeciated antitoxin
despeciation
despecificate
despecificated
despecificating

Literary usage of Despatched

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1. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"A formal invi- Invi'?tion tution, transcribed by Sidney, but drawn up by some despatched. person better skilled than Sidney in the art of composition, ..."

2. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"Ox February 7th I decided to send for Lieutenant Stairs and his caravan, and despatched Rashid with thirty-five men to obtain a hundred carriers from Mazam- ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1879)
"A formal invitation, transcribed by Sidney, but drawn up by some person better skilled than Sidney in the art of composition, was despatched to the Hague. ..."

4. The Life of John Jay: With Selections from His Correspondence and by William Jay (1833)
"Mr. Fitzherbert went the next day to Versailles, and immediately despatched a courier to London. The answer of the British ministry to Mr. Oswald, ..."

5. The History of the United States of North America, from the Plantation of by James Grahame (1836)
"CHAPTER I. Cabot despatched by Henry the Seventh—visits the Coast of North America. ... Grenville despatched by Raleigh—establishes a Colony at Roanoak. ..."

6. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong, Roul Tunley (1883)
"'.f hail despatched to conquer Cyrene was routed, and tbe Egyptians, thinking he had purposely caused its 1 ..."

7. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"... oe despatched into heaven by a passport from Pleasure, there to dwell with Happiness, Virtue, and the gods.' ADDISON. L. No. 184. MONDAY, OCTOBER 1. ..."

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