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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 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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sender - someone who transmits a messagesender - someone who transmits a message; "return to sender"
communicator - a person who communicates with others
spammer - someone who sends unwanted email (often in bulk)
2.sender - set used to broadcast radio or tv signalssender - set used to broadcast radio or tv signals
antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial - an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
jammer - a transmitter used to broadcast electronic jamming
radio transmitter - transmitter that is the part of a radio system that transmits signals
satellite transmitter - a transmitter on a communications satellite
set - any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
television transmitter - transmitter that is part of a television system
Translations
odesílatel-ka
afsender
lähettäjä
pošiljatelj
küldõ
sendandi
送り主
발송인
odosielateľ
avsändare
ผู้ส่ง
gönderenyollayan
người gửi

sender

[ˈsendəʳ] N
1. (Post) → remitente mf
2. (Elec) → transmisor m

sender

[ˈsɛndər] nexpéditeur/trice m/f
"return to sender" (on envelope)"retour à l'envoyeur", "retour à l'expéditeur"sending-off [ˌsɛndɪŋˈɒf] n [player] → expulsion f
his third sending-off of the season → sa troisième expulsion de la saisonsend-off [ˈsɛndɒf] n
to give sb a send-off → faire ses adieux à qn
They were given a warm send-off → On leur a fait des adieux chaleureux.send-up [ˈsɛndʌp] n (British)parodie f

sender

nAbsender(in) m(f); return to senderzurück an Absender

sender

[ˈsɛndəʳ] nmittente m/f

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.

sender

مُرْسِل odesílatel afsender Absender αποστολέας remitente lähettäjä expéditeur pošiljatelj mittente 送り主 발송인 afzender avsender nadawca remetente отправитель avsändare ผู้ส่ง gönderen người gửi 发送者
References in classic literature ?
If I must contend, said he, Best with the best, the Sender not the sent, Or all at once; more glorie will be wonn, Or less be lost.
I had often seen one placed at the end of a road on a hillock, and in the light of the sun its black arms, bending in every direction, always reminded me of the claws of an immense beetle, and I assure you it was never without emotion that I gazed on it, for I could not help thinking how wonderful it was that these various signs should be made to cleave the air with such precision as to convey to the distance of three hundred leagues the ideas and wishes of a man sitting at a table at one end of the line to another man similarly placed at the opposite extremity, and all this effected by a simple act of volition on the part of the sender of the message.
Each time that you eat one, beloved, remember the sender.
It means nothing to the message, but it might mean a good deal to us if we had no other means of discovering the sender.
It was the cat which was to be destroyed as per instructions of the anonymous sender.
She had never before made any allusion to the flowers, and he supposed she had never thought of him as the sender.
For these reasons he has very little to do with letters, either as sender or receiver.
As we had expected, the telegram was soon followed by its sender, and the card of Mr.
Since then every year upon the same date there has always appeared a similar box, containing a similar pearl, without any clue as to the sender.
Yet their evidence was more and more conclusive: a very epistle could not have been more characteristic of its sender.
Sabin subdued an insane desire to struggle with him and discover, by force, if necessary, who was the sender of those few brief lines.
The blow has always fallen at the end of the time which it would take the senders to travel the distance.