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Definitions of 'Send'

Definition of 'send'
From: WordNet
verb
Cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation" [syn: send, direct]
verb
To cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place; "He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept" [syn: send, send out]
verb
Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written" [syn: mail, post, send]
verb
Transport commercially [syn: transport, send, ship]
verb
Assign to a station [syn: station, post, send, place]
verb
Transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia" [syn: send, get off, send off]
verb
Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison" [syn: commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge]
verb
Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song" [syn: air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit]
Definition of 'Send'
From: GCIDE
Send \Send\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sent; p. pr. & vb. n. Sending.] [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. [1913 Webster] I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran. --Jer. xxiii. 21. [1913 Webster] I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. --John viii. 42. [1913 Webster] Servants, sent on messages, stay out somewhat longer than the message requires. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] He . . . sent letters by posts on horseback. --Esther viii. 10. [1913 Webster] O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me. --Ps. xliii. 3. [1913 Webster] 3. To emit; to impel; to cast; to throw; to hurl; as, to send a ball, an arrow, or the like. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke. --Deut. xxviii. 20. [1913 Webster] And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. --Matt. v. 45. [1913 Webster] God send your mission may bring back peace. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Send'
From: GCIDE
Send \Send\, v. i. 1. To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand. [1913 Webster] See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head? --2 Kings vi. 32. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To pitch; as, the ship sends forward so violently as to endanger her masts. --Totten. [1913 Webster] To send for, to request or require by message to come or be brought. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Send'
From: GCIDE
Send \Send\, n. (Naut.) The impulse of a wave by which a vessel is carried bodily. [Written also scend.] --W. C. Russell. "The send of the sea". --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Send'
address, address to, advance, air-express, airfreight, airmail, allocate, ask for, assign, be poised, beam, becharm, bewitch, billow, break, broadcast, bundle, bundle off, burlesque, call for, captivate, carry away, carry off, cart away, cast, charge, charm, comb, commission, commit, communicate, consign, convey, crash, dash, delectate, delegate, delight, deliver, delocalize, depute, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, dispatch, displace, disseminate, drop a letter, ebb and flow, electrify, embark, emit, enchant, enrapture, enravish, enthrall, enthuse, entrance, expedite, export, express, exude, fascinate, fax, fire, fling, float, forward, freak out, freight, get across, get over, give, give a start, give off, give word, grow, hand on, heave, hurl, imparadise, impart, imprison, incarcerate, jam, kick off, knock dead, knock out, lampoon, launch, lay aside, leave word, let fly, lift, mail, make fun of, make known, manhandle, move, newscast, order, parody, pass, pass along, pass on, peak, please, popple, post, project, propel, put aside, put in motion, radiate, radio, radiobroadcast, ravish, release, relocate, remit, remove, render, report, request, rise, rise and fall, roll, route, rush, satirize, scend, send away, send down, send for, send forth, send off, send up, send word, set afloat, set agoing, set aside, set going, set in motion, set on foot, share, share with, shift, ship, shoot, shortwave, shunt, side, sign off, sign on, signal, slay, smash, spoof, sportscast, start, start going, start off, start up, stir, summon, surge, swell, take away, take off, telecast, telegraph, televise, tell, thrill, throw, tickle, tickle pink, titillate, toss, transfer, transmit, transport, undulate, wave, wireless, wow

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