previous next

dispatch sb. (2 is the commonest S. sense)
1. dismissal, leave to go, congé LLL. IV. i. 5, Cor. V. iii. 180 “give us our ,” Lr. II. i. 127 “the several messengers From hence attend dispatch.”
2. execution, settlement Meas. IV. iv. 14 “to have a of complaints,” LLL. II. i. 31 “craving quick ,” All'sW. III. ii. 56 “after some in hand at court,” IV. iii. 104; “swift ,” prompt execution, (hence) speed, expedition H5 II. iv. 6, Oth. I. iii. 46 “postpost-haste dispatch,” Sonn. cxliii. 3.
3. conduct, management Mac. I. v. 69 “into my ”
4. act of putting away hastily Lr. I. ii. 34.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (6 total)
  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (6):
    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, Macbeth, 1.5
    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 2.1
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 2.4
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, cxliii
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: