send away


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Related to send away: come in handy, bevy of beauties, so much for, take account of, worse for wear
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.send away - stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, can, force out, displace, fire, dismiss, terminate - terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
drop - terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
2.send away - terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
retire - make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal"
pension off - let go from employment with an attractive pension; "The director was pensioned off when he got senile"
clean out - force out; "The new boss cleaned out the lazy workers"
furlough, lay off - dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
squeeze out - force out; "Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts"
remove - remove from a position or an office
send away, send packing, dismiss, drop - stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

send

verb
1. To cause (something) to be conveyed to a destination:
2. To direct or allow to leave.Also used with away:
Idioms: send about one's business, send packing, show someone the door.
3. To direct (a person) elsewhere for help or information:
4. Slang. To move or excite greatly:
phrasal verb
send for
To demand to appear, come, or assemble:
phrasal verb
send forth
To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently:
phrasal verb
send up
Informal. To place officially in confinement:
Translations

w>send away

vt sep
(= dispatch)wegschicken, fortschicken; letter etcabschicken; his parents sent him away to Europe/to schoolseine Eltern schickten ihn nach Europa/ins Internat; to send something away to be mendedetw zur or in die Reparatur geben or schicken
I had to send him away without an explanationich musste ihn ohne Erklärung weggehen lassen or wegschicken
vischreiben; the number of people who sent away when they saw the TV advertisementdie Anzahl von Leuten, die auf die Fernsehreklame hin schrieben; to send away for somethingetw anfordern
References in classic literature ?
I will no longer be housekeeper for you if you don't send away that alligator.
We can send away some of the lunch and a great deal of the dinner.
But they never found they could send away anything and the highly polished condition of the empty plates returned to the pantry awakened much comment.
Therefore send away this man, I pray you, and let me take his place, as it is I who am guilty.
Birds start screaming when they see a people, or boat to send away the uninvited visitors.
WHEN you apply for any job at present that has dealings with joe public, they have the right to send away for a history check off the old bill.
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