Definition of Send in English :

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Send meaning in English

Meaning of Send in English

Pronunciation of Send in English

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1. direct, send

cause to go somewhere

Example Sentences:
'The explosion sent the car flying in the air'
'She sent her children to camp'
'He directed all his energies into his dissertation'

2. send, send out

to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place

Example Sentences:
'He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept'

3. mail, post, send

cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

Example Sentences:
'send me your latest results'
'I'll mail you the paper when it's written'

4. send, ship, transport

transport commercially

5. place, post, send, station

assign to a station

6. get off, send, send off


Example Sentences:
'The spy sent the classified information off to Russia'

7. charge, commit, institutionalise, institutionalize, send

cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

Example Sentences:
'After the second episode, she had to be committed'
'he was committed to prison'

8. air, beam, broadcast, send, transmit

broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

Example Sentences:
'We cannot air this X-rated song'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verbWord forms: sends, sending or sent
1. (transitive)
to cause or order (a person or thing) to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
to send a letter
she sent the salesman away
2. (when intr, foll by for; when tr, takes an infinitive)
to dispatch a request or command (for something or to do something)
she sent for a bottle of wine
he sent to his son to come home
3. (transitive)
to direct or cause to go to a place or point
the blow sent Hassan to the floor
4. (transitive)
to bring to a state or condition
this noise will send me mad
5. (tr; often foll by forth, out, etc)
to cause to issue; emit
their cooking sent forth a lovely smell from the kitchen
6. (transitive)
to cause to happen or come
misery sent by fate
to transmit (a message) by radio, esp in the form of pulses
8. (transitive) slang
to move to excitement or rapture
this music really sends me
9.  send someone about his or her business
10.  send someone packing
11.  another word for swash (sense 4)
noun, verbWord forms: sends, sending or sent
a variant spelling of scend

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verb transitiveWord forms: sent or ˈsending
to cause to go or be carried; dispatch, convey, or transmit
to dispatch, convey, or transmit (a letter, message, etc.) by mail, radio, etc.
to ask, direct, or command to go
send the boy home
to arrange for the going of; enable to go or attend
to send one's son to college
to cause or force to move, as by releasing, hitting, discharging, throwing, etc.
he sent the ball over the fence
to bring or drive into some state or condition
sent him to his ruin
to cause to happen, come, etc.; give
a misfortune sent by the gods
7.  US, Slang
to make very excited or exhilarated; thrill
verb intransitive
to send a message, messenger, emissary, etc.
to send for help
to transmit, as by radio
the driving motion of a wave or the sea
verb intransitive
to be plunged forward, as by a wave

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. sent (sĕnt), send·ing, sends
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
v. & n.
Variant of scend.

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