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Definition of SEND

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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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [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]

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

186 Moby Thesaurus words for "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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