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send 1

 (sĕnd)
v. sent (sĕnt), send·ing, sends
v.tr.
1. To cause to be conveyed by an intermediary to a destination: send goods by plane.
2. To dispatch, as by a communications medium: send a message by radio.
3.
a. To direct to go on a mission: sent troops into the Middle East.
b. To require or enable to go: sent her children to college.
c. To direct (a person) to a source of information; refer: sent the student to the reference section of the library.
4.
a. To give off (heat, for example); emit or issue: a stove that sends forth great warmth.
b. To utter or otherwise emit (sound): sent forth a cry of pain.
5. To hit so as to direct or propel with force; drive: The batter sent the ball to left field. The slap on my back sent me staggering.
6. To cause to take place or occur: We will meet whatever vicissitudes fate may send.
7.
a. To put or drive into a given state or condition: horrifying news that sent them into a panic.
b. Slang To transport with delight; carry away: That music really sends me.
v.intr.
1. To dispatch someone to do an errand or convey a message: Let's send out for hamburgers.
2. To dispatch a request or order, especially by mail: send away for a new catalogue.
3. To transmit a message or messages: The radio operator was still sending when the ship went down.
Phrasal Verbs:
send down Chiefly British
To suspend or dismiss from a university.
send for
To request to come by means of a message or messenger; summon.
send in
1. To cause to arrive or to be delivered to the recipient: Let's send in a letter of protest.
2. Sports To put (a player) into or back into a game or contest: The coach is sending in the kicker.
3. To cause (someone) to arrive in or become involved in a particular place or situation: The commander sent in the sappers. It's time to send in the lawyers.
send off
Sports To eject (a player), as from a soccer game, especially for a flagrant violation of the rules.
send up Informal
1. To send to jail: was sent up for 20 years.
2. To make a parody of: "grandiloquently eccentric but witty verbiage ... that would send up the nastiness of suburban London" (New York).
Idioms:
send flying Informal
To cause to be knocked or scattered about with force: a blow to the table that sent the dishes flying.
send packing
To dismiss (someone) abruptly.

[Middle English senden, from Old English sendan; see sent- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

send′er n.
Synonyms: send1, dispatch, forward, route, ship, transmit
These verbs mean to cause to go or be taken to a destination: sent the package by parcel post; dispatched a union representative to the factory; forwards the mail to their new address; routed the soldiers through New York; shipped his books to his dormitory; transmits money by cable.

send 2

 (sĕnd)
v. & n. Nautical
Variant of scend.

send down

vb (tr, adverb)
1. (Education) to expel from a university, esp permanently
2. informal to send to prison
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.send down - suspend temporarily from college or university, in England
debar, suspend - bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
Translations
يَطْرُد طالِبا من الجامِعَه
vyloučit
bortvise
eltanácsol
vísa úr háskóla
üniversiteden ihraç etmek

w>send down

vt sep
temperature, pricesfallen lassen; (gradually) → senken
(Brit Univ: = expel) → relegieren
prisonerverurteilen (for zu)

send

(send) past tense, past participle sent (sent) verb
1. to cause or order to go or be taken. The teacher sent the disobedient boy to the headmaster; She sent me this book.
2. to move rapidly or with force. He sent the ball right into the goal.
3. to cause to go into a certain, usually bad, state. The news sent them into a panic.
ˈsender noun
a person who sends eg a letter.
send away for
to order by post. I've sent away for some things that I saw in the catalogue.
send down
to expel (a student) from a university.
send for
to ask to come, or order to be delivered. Her son was sent for; I'll send for a taxi.
send in
to offer or submit, eg for a competition. He sent in three drawings for the competition.
send off to accompany (a person) to the place, or be at the place, where he will start a journey: A great crowd gathered at the station to send the football team off (noun ˈsend-off)
send off for
to send away for.
send out
1. to distribute eg by post. A notice has been sent out to all employees.
2. (eg of plants) to produce. This plant has sent out some new shoots.
send (someone) packing / send (someone) about his business
to send (a person) away firmly and without politeness. He tried to borrow money from me again, but I soon sent him packing.
References in classic literature ?
More especially we pray thee send down thy grace on Nestor and on his sons; thereafter also make the rest of the Pylian people some handsome return for the goodly hecatomb they are offering you.
But he grew right mad at last, and began to send down blows so fierce and fast that you would have sworn a great hail-storm was pounding on the shingles over your head.
Tell Mary that I shall want a fire in my room to-day, and send down to Fordham, the Horsham lawyer.
Birds twittered their adieux from the alders in the lane, and every tree stood ready to send down its shower of red or yellow apples at the first shake.
I could write to my man and enclose the key; he could send down the packet as he finds it.