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Meaning of SEND

Pronunciation:  send

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  1. [v]  broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  2. [v]  cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
  3. [v]  transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia"
  4. [v]  assign to a station
  5. [v]  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."
  6. [v]  transport commercially
  7. [v]  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"
  8. [v]  cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"

SEND is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: air, base, beam, broadcast, charge, commit, direct, get off, institutionalise, institutionalize, mail, place, post, post, send off, send out, ship, station, transmit, transport
 See Also: airmail, airt, bare, barge, blow, can, cast, channel, channelise, channelize, contrive, despatch, dismiss, dispatch, displace, displace, divert, drop, express, express-mail, fire, force out, fort, forward, garrison, get off, give notice, give the axe, hospitalise, hospitalize, interrogate, locate, mail, mail out, move, move, project, publicise, publicize, railroad, rebroadcast, redirect, refer, register, remand, remit, rerun, route, sack, satellite, send away, send back, send in, send off, send on, send packing, site, sportscast, telecast, televise, terminate, throw, transfer, transfer, transfer, transmit, transport, turn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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["a]nda, Dan. sende,
    Goth. sandjan, and to Goth. sinp a time (properly, a going),
    gasinpa companion, OHG. sind journey, AS. s[=i]?, 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.
             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.
             O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me.
                                                   --Ps. xliii.
    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.
  2. \Send\, v. i.
    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.
    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
  3. \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.