Send \Send\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sent
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. sendan; akin to OS. sendian, D. zenden, G.
senden, OHG. senten, Icel. senda, Sw. s[aum]nda, Dan. sende,
Goth. sandjan, and to Goth. sinp a time (properly, a going),
gasinpa companion, OHG. sind journey, AS. s[imac]?, Icel.
sinni a walk, journey, a time. W. hynt a way, journey, OIr.
s?t. Cf. Sense
1. To cause to go in any manner; to dispatch; to commission
or direct to go; as, to send a messenger.
I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran. --Jer.
I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I
of myself, but he sent me. --John viii.
Servants, sent on messages, stay out somewhat longer
than the message requires. --Swift.
2. To give motion to; to cause to be borne or carried; to
procure the going, transmission, or delivery of; as, to
send a message.
He . . . sent letters by posts on horseback.
O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me.
3. To emit; to impel; to cast; to throw; to hurl; as, to send
a ball, an arrow, or the like.
4. To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to
grant; -- sometimes followed by a dependent proposition.
"God send him well!" --Shak.
The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and
And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
--Matt. v. 45.
God send your mission may bring back peace. --Sir W.