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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 ?
Now whenas sacred Light began to dawne In EDEN on the humid Flours, that breathd Thir morning Incense, when all things that breath, From th' Earths great Altar send up silent praise To the Creator, and his Nostrils fill With gratefull Smell, forth came the human pair And joynd thir vocal Worship to the Quire Of Creatures wanting voice, that done, partake The season, prime for sweetest Sents and Aires: Then commune how that day they best may ply Thir growing work: for much thir work outgrew The hands dispatch of two Gardning so wide.
The Chi nese theatres across the water made, in the sparsely twinkling masses of gloom an Eastern town pre sents at night, blazing centres of light, and of a distant and howling uproar.
Wendy Moulton, of Old Swan, sent us a picture of her cat, saying: "Even at the age of 16 years, George still loves to play Santa Paws.
IRISH people sent 15million text messages on New Year's Eve, phone companies revealed yesterday.
He prepared gift books in several formats, from printed copies of his translation of Ariosto's Orlando furioso (1591) and his Metamorphosis of Ajax (1596), to manuscripts of his epigrams dedicated to King James VI (1602) and Prince Henry (1605), to hybrid volumes such as the printed Orlando he sent to his wife and mother-in-law with a selection from the epigrams appended to it in manuscript.
He also attempts to argue for their uniqueness: "Although there have been claims of appearances of angels in the history of religions outside of Christianity (Islam, Mormonism), report of a human person sent by God appearing across history with a message for the world is quite simply unique to Marian apparitions.
Now, it's a part of an exhibit that features about 200 choice gifts sent to a dozen U.
An acceptance letter will be sent on completion of the necessary suitability checks.
Property ownership and mailing addresses are often improperly recorded so that taxes and other bills are sent to the wrong parties.