4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Send \Send\, verb (used without an object)

1. To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand.

See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head? --2 Kings vi. 32.

2. (Naut.) To pitch; as, the ship sends forward so violently as to endanger her masts. --Totten.

{To send for}, to request or require by message to come or be brought.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Send \Send\, verb (used with an object) [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.

I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran. --Jer. xxiii. 21.

I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. --John viii. 42.

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. --Esther viii. 10.

O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me. --Ps. xliii. 3.

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 rebuke. --Deut. xxviii. 20.

And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. --Matt. v. 45.

God send your mission may bring back peace. --Sir W. Scott.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Send \Send\, noun (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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: 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}]

2: 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}]

3: 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}]

4: transport commercially [syn: {transport}, {send}, {ship}]

5: assign to a station [syn: {station}, {post}, {send}, {place}]

6: transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia" [syn: {send}, {get off}, {send off}]

7: 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}]

8: broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song" [syn: {air}, {send}, {broadcast}, {beam}, {transmit}]

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