send

send
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[[t]sɛnd[/t]]
v. sent, send•ing
1) to cause or enable to go:
to send a messenger[/ex]
2) to cause to be conveyed to a destination:
to send a letter[/ex]
3) to order or request to go:
sending troops to battle[/ex]
4) to propel or drive:
to send a punch to the jaw[/ex]
5) to emit or utter:
The lion sent a roar through the jungle[/ex]
6) to cause to occur
7) elm
a) to transmit (a signal)
b) to transmit (an electromagnetic wave or the like) in the form of pulses
8) sts Slang. to delight; excite
9) to dispatch a messenger, agent, message, etc
10) brit. phv send down, Brit. to expel from a university
11) phv send for, to request the coming or delivery of; summon:
to send for a doctor[/ex]
12) phv send forth
to produce, emit, discharge, or cause to emerge
13) phv send in, to mail or otherwise dispatch to an authorized point of collection:
to send in one's taxes[/ex]
14) phv send out
to order delivery:
We sent out for coffee[/ex]
15) phv send up
a) to cause to rise up
b) inf to sentence or send to prison
c) to ridicule, as through parody or burlesque
Etymology: bef. 900; OE sendan, c. OFris, ONsenda, OSsendian, OHGsenten, Go sandjan send′a•ble, adj. send′er, n. II
send
[[t]sɛnd[/t]] v. i. sent, send•ing, n. Naut.
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