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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.
We plied along the coast in this uncertainty two days, till on the first of March having doubled a point of land, which came out a great way into the sea, we found ourselves in the middle of a fair large bay, which many reasons induced us to think was Baylur; that we might be farther assured we sent our Abyssin on shore, who returning next morning confirmed our opinion.
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.
He sent the men to mow some clover for hay, picking out the worst patches where the clover was overgrown with grass and weeds and of no use for seed; again and again they mowed the best acres of clover, justifying themselves by the pretense that the bailiff had told them to, and trying to pacify him with the assurance that it would be splendid hay; but he knew that it was owing to those acres being so much easier to mow.
A man was now sent on horseback with a supply of the flesh to Mr.
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.
A WICKED Old Man finding himself ill sent for a Physician, who prescribed for him and went away.
The horses were brought in and picketed at night, and at daybreak a party was sent out to scour the neighborhood for half a mile round, beating up every grove and thicket that could give shelter to a lurking foe.
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.
Your excellency, should not Mary Bogdanovna be sent for?
Hayward had only been settled in London a few days when Philip received from Blackstable, where it had been sent, a card for a private view at some picture gallery.
He longed still to have her as his Queen, and at last he sent a messenger to lure the fair lady and the three brave brothers back to Ireland.