|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.
2. (v. t.) To rid; to free.
3. (v. t.) To get rid of by sending off; to send away hastily.
4. (v. t.) To send off or away; -- particularly applied to sending off messengers, messages, letters, etc., on special business, and implying haste.
5. (v. t.) To send out of the world; to put to death.
6. (v. i.) To make haste; to conclude an affair; to finish a matter of business.
7. (n.) The act of sending a message or messenger in haste or on important business.
8. (v. t.) Any sending away; dismissal; riddance.
9. (n.) The finishing up of a business; speedy performance, as of business; prompt execution; diligence; haste.
10. (n.) A message dispatched or sent with speed; especially, an important official letter sent from one public officer to another; -- often used in the plural; as, a messenger has arrived with dispatches for the American minister; naval or military dispatches.
11. (n.) A message transmitted by telegraph.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
dis-pach': Occurs Tobit 7:8 in the sense of dispatch of business, "Let this business be dispatched" (the Revised Version (British and American) "finished"); 2 Maccabees 12:18, "before he had dispatched anything" (the Revised Version (British and American) "without accomplishing"); The Wisdom of Solomon 11:19 (20) in the sense of finishing, destroying, "dispatch them at once" (the Revised Version (British and American) "consume"); 2 Maccabees 9:4 "dispatch the journey" (katanuein), which may mean "finish it quickly" Revised Version (British and American) spells "despatch."
Dispatch (5 Occurrences)
Acts 10:5 Now send men to Joppa, and get Simon, who is surnamed Peter. (See NAS)
Romans 9:28 for He will finish the work and cut it short in righteousness, because the LORD will make a short work upon the earth." (See RSV)
Isaiah 10:6 I will send him against a nation of wrongdoers, and against the people of my wrath I will give him orders, to take their wealth in war, crushing them down like the dust in the streets. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 51:2 I will send to Babylon strangers, who shall winnow her; and they shall empty her land: for in the day of trouble they shall be against her around. (See NAS)
Ezekiel 23:47 The company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall kill their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire. (WEB KJV WBS RSV)