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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:
Verb1.send for - order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"
order, enjoin, tell, say - give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
call - order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role; "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"; "They called him to active military duty"
summon, summons, cite - call in an official matter, such as to attend court
beep - call, summon, or alert with a beeper
call back, recall - summon to return; "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"
call in - summon to a particular activity or employment; "Experts were called in"
lift - call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
muster - call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc.
hail - call for; "hail a cab"
summon - ask to come; "summon a lawyer"
mobilise, mobilize, rally, call up - call to arms; of military personnel
call - call a meeting; invite or command to meet; "The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'"; "The new dean calls meetings every week"

send

verb
1. To cause (something) to be conveyed to a destination:
2. To direct or allow to leave.Also used with away:
Idioms: send about one's business, send packing, show someone the door.
3. To direct (a person) elsewhere for help or information:
4. Slang. To move or excite greatly:
phrasal verb
send for
To demand to appear, come, or assemble:
phrasal verb
send forth
To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently:
phrasal verb
send up
Informal. To place officially in confinement:
Translations
يَسْتَدْعي، يُرْسِلُ في طَلَب
přivolatzavolat
bestille
küld: érte küld
láta sækja, senda eftir
poslať po
skicka efter
çağırtmakgetirtmek

w>send for

vi +prep obj
personkommen lassen; doctor, police, priestrufen; helpherbeirufen; reinforcementsherbeibeordern; foodbringen lassen; (person in authority) pupil, secretary, ministerzu sich bestellen; I’ll send for you/these books when I want you/themich lasse Sie rufen/ich schicke nach den Büchern, wenn ich Sie/sie brauche; to send for somebody to do somethingjdn herbeiholen or nach jdm schicken, um etw zu tun; has the doctor been sent for yet?ist der Arzt schon gerufen worden?
copy, catalogueanfordern, sich (dat)kommen lassen

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.
References in classic literature ?
Karnegie have the kindness to send for her immediately.