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sent

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

sent

pret, ptp of send
adj (inf) lookhingerissen (inf); he’s senter ist ganz weg (inf)
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He stopped, gazed ab- sently toward our dusky mass a minute, evidently thinking about something else; then set down his light, moved musingly toward the door, and before a body could imagine what he was going to do, he was out of the door and had closed it behind him.
"This is all probably because of the situation pre sently in Afghanistan and in Waziristan," a militant stronghold in Pakistan's north-west, Haq said on Dawn News television.
Having sent the form back to them, I was plea sently suprised to get a reply dated February 4 telling me of my fixed penalty fine and three points on my licence.