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sent

 (sĕnt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of send1.

sent

(sɛnt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of send1, send2

sent

(sɛnt)
n, pl -ti
(Currencies) a monetary unit of Estonia, worth one hundredth of a kroon
[C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin]

send1

(sɛnd)

v. sent, send•ing. v.t.
1. to cause or enable to go: to send a messenger.
2. to cause to be conveyed to a destination: to send a letter.
3. to order or request to go: sending troops to battle.
4. to propel or drive: to send a punch to the jaw.
5. to emit or utter: The lion sent a roar through the jungle.
6. to cause to occur.
7.
a. to transmit (a signal).
b. to transmit (an electromagnetic wave or the like) in the form of pulses.
8. Slang. to delight; excite.
v.i.
9. to dispatch a messenger, agent, message, etc.
10. send down, Brit. to expel from a university.
11. send for, to request the coming or delivery of; summon: to send for a doctor.
12. send forth, to produce, emit, discharge, or cause to emerge.
13. send in, to mail or otherwise dispatch to an authorized point of collection: to send in one's taxes.
14. send out, to order delivery: We sent out for coffee.
15. send up,
a. to cause to rise up.
b. Informal. to sentence or send to prison.
c. to ridicule, as through parody or burlesque.
Idioms:
send packing, to dismiss curtly.
[before 900; Old English sendan, c. Old Frisian, Old Norse senda, Old Saxon sendian, Old High German senten, Gothic sandjan]
send′a•ble, adj.
send′er, n.

send2

(sɛnd)

v.i. sent, send•ing,
n. Naut.

sent

  • coals to Newcastle - Something brought or sent to a place where it is already plentiful; it is a reference to the English town of Newcastle upon Tyne, historically a major coal exporter.
  • envoy - Pronounced EN-voy, it literally means "sent on one's way."
  • epistle - From Greek epistole, "something sent to someone."
  • India ink - Originally applied to Chinese and Japanese pigments made into solid blocks and sent to Europe through India.

send

sent
1. 'send'

Send and sent are different forms of the same verb. Because they sound similar, they are sometimes confused. Send /send/ is the base form. If you send something to someone, you arrange for it to be taken and delivered to them, for example by post.

They send me a card every year for my birthday.
I always re-read my emails before I send them.

Sent /sent/ is the past tense and -ed participle of send.

I sent you a text – didn't you get it?
He had sent some flowers to Elena.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sent - 100 senti equal 1 kroon in Estonia
Estonian monetary unit - monetary unit in Estonia
Adj.1.sent - caused or enabled to go or be conveyed or transmitted
unsent - not dispatched or transmitted; "the letter remained unwritten and unsent"
Translations

sent

pret, ptp of send
adj (inf) lookhingerissen (inf); he’s senter ist ganz weg (inf)
References in classic literature ?
THE FROGS, grieved at having no established Ruler, sent ambassadors to Jupiter entreating for a King.
In the middle of the day Murat sent his adjutant to Napoleon to demand reinforcements.
The Russians stood in serried ranks behind Semenovsk village and its knoll, and their guns boomed incessantly along their line and sent forth clouds of smoke.
I shan't send in my name--I shall announce myself as a person on business, and the first words I say to her will be these: "I come, my lady, to acknowledge the receipt of the money sent to Ferrari's widow.
And he who has shown the greatest longing for him has been the great Emperor of China, who wrote me a letter in Chinese a month ago and sent it by a special courier.
Salton was delighted when Adam's reply arrived and sent a groom hot-foot to his crony, Sir Nathaniel de Salis, to inform him that his grand-nephew was due at Southampton on the twelfth of June.
It was the son of Jove and Leto; for he was angry with the king and sent a pestilence upon the host to plague the people, because the son of Atreus had dishonoured Chryses his priest.
About the beginning of the sixteenth century arose a Moor near the Cape of Gardafui, who, by the assistance of the forces sent him from Moca by the Arabs and Turks, conquered almost all Abyssinia, and founded the kingdom of Adel.
Goddard's I do not knowNo, I think, Miss Woodhouse, I may just as well have it sent to Hartfield, and take it home with me at night.
Karnegie sent them up, and then compounded a certain mixture of eggs and hot wine.
When they saw it they were glad, and their hearts took comfort within them, whereon Pisistratus said, "Tell me, Menelaus, has heaven sent this omen for us or for you?
And D'Artagnan went among those Guardsmen with whom he had formed greater intimacy than with the others, to invite them to enjoy with him this present of delicious Anjou wine which had been sent him from Villeroy.