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send 1

v. sent (sĕnt), send·ing, sends
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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

v. & n. Nautical
Variant of scend.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.send off - send away towards a designated goal
ship, transport, send - transport commercially
bundle off - send off unceremoniously
route - send documents or materials to appropriate destinations
2.send off - throw, send, or cast forward; "project a missile"
propel, impel - cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
3.send off - transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia"
transfer - move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
يُرْسِلُيُوَدِّعُ في المَحَطَّه او المَطار
afskedfølgesende af sted
uğurlamakyolcu etmek
gửi đi

w>send off

vt sep
letter, parcelabschicken
children to schoolwegschicken; he sent his son off to Pariser schickte seinen Sohn nach Paris
= send away VT b
(Sport) → vom Platz stellen (for wegen); (Ice hockey) → auf die Strafbank schicken; he was sent off the pitcher wurde vom Platz gestellt, er erhielt einen Platzverweis; send him off, ref!Platzverweis!
(= see off)verabschieden
vi = send away VI


(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.

send off

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References in classic literature ?
If I should be arrested on any charge, or should fail to return to the hotel within reasonable time, break that seal and send off the telegrams.
Allow me to send off this coffee, this treacle, and these raisins," said Planchet; "they are for the store-room of monsieur le surintendant.
The men at the edge of the raft, armed with long sticks, pressed with violence against the shore to send off the frail construction with sufficient impetus to force its way through corpses and ice-floes to the other shore.