send

Definitions

  • "I would not send 'em Bibles and whiskey packed in one wagon."
    "I would not send 'em Bibles and whiskey packed in one wagon."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v send broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television "We cannot air this X-rated song"
    • v send cause to be directed or transmitted to another place "send me your latest results","I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
    • v send transfer "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia"
    • v send assign to a station
    • v send 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"
    • v send transport commercially
    • v send 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"
    • v send cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution "After the second episode, she had to be committed","he was committed to prison"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Old Fifth Avenue Send-Off The Old Fifth Avenue Send-Off
Wanted Me to Send For a Doctor 035 Wanted Me to Send For a Doctor 035
He was obliged to send Beauty herself in his place He was obliged to send Beauty herself in his place
Do you expect me to send the Sergeant-at-Arms Do you expect me to send the Sergeant-at-Arms
BEAU BRUMMEL BILLING GIVES THE 'NO-STARCH' MOVEMENT A GOOD SEND-OFF BEAU BRUMMEL BILLING GIVES THE 'NO-STARCH' MOVEMENT A GOOD SEND-OFF
Professor Bell Sending the First Message, by Long-distance Telephone, from New York to Chicago Professor Bell Sending the First Message, by Long-distance Telephone, from New York to Chicago
Juno asks Aeolus to send storms to sink the ships Juno asks Aeolus to send storms to sink the ships

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: You can send a postcard from Hell. There is a small town located in the Cayman Islands called "Hell." They even have a post office
    • n Send (Naut) The impulse of a wave by which a vessel is carried bodily. "The send of the sea"
    • Send To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; -- sometimes followed by a dependent proposition. "God send him well!""The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke.""And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.""God send your mission may bring back peace."
    • Send 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.""I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.""Servants, sent on messages, stay out somewhat longer than the message requires."
    • Send 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?"
    • Send To emit; to impel; to cast; to throw; to hurl; as, to send a ball, an arrow, or the like.
    • Send 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."
    • Send (Naut) To pitch; as, the ship sends forward so violently as to endanger her masts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: A U.S. company came out with a toilet night-light that sends out a green warning beacon when the seat is up
    • send To cause to go or pass from one place to another; despatch: as, to send a messenger.
    • send To procure the going, carrying, transmission, etc., of; cause to be conveyed or transmitted; forward: as, to send one's compliments or a present; to send tidings.
    • send To impel; propel; throw; cast; hurl: as, a gun that sends a ball 2,000 yards.
    • send To direct to go and act; appoint; authorize.
    • send To cause to come; dispense; deal out; bestow; inflict.
    • send To cause to be; grant.
    • send To turn; drive.
    • send To cause to go forward doing an act indicated by a verb in the present participle: as, to send one packing.
    • send To emit: as, flowers send forth fragrance.
    • send To convict of crime and imprison.
    • send To despatch a missive, message, or messenger; despatch an agent for some purpose.
    • send Nautical, to pitch or plunge precipitately into the trough of the sea. [In this nautical use partly differentiated, with former variant sand, and with preterit sended.]
    • n send That which is or has been sent; a missive or message.
    • n send A messenger; specifically, in some parts of Scotland, one of the messengers sent for the bride at a wedding.
    • n send That which is given, bestowed, or awarded; a gift; a present.
    • n send The impulse of a wave or waves by which a ship is carried bodily.
    • n send Same as scend.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On average, an American family sends and receives 28 Christmas cards each year
    • v.t Send send to cause to go: to cause to be conveyed: to despatch: to forward: to compel: to throw: to hurl: to authorise: to grant: to drive: to dismiss: to commission: to diffuse: to bestow
    • v.i Send to despatch a message or messenger:
    • n Send (Scot.) a messenger, esp. one sent for the bride: a present: the impulse of a wave on a ship
    • v.i Send (naut.) to pitch into the trough of the sea:—pa.t. and pa.p. sent
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Quotations

  • English Proverb
    English Proverb
    “If you want a thing done, go. If not, send. The shortest answer is doing.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “I did send to you for certain sums of gold, which you denied me.”
  • Moses Hadas
    Moses Hadas
    “Thank you for sending me a copy of your book -- I'll waste no time reading it.”
  • Edwin Markham
    Edwin%20Markham
    “There is a destiny that makes us brothers, No one goes his way alone; All that we send into the lives of others, Comes back into our own.”
  • Dudley Ryder
    Dudley Ryder
    “It is dangerous sending a young man who is beautiful to Oxford.”
  • Rex Reed
    Rex Reed
    “In Hollywood if you don't have happiness you send out for it.”

Idioms

Send someone packing - If you send someone packing, you send them away, normally when they want something from you.
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Send someone to Coventry - (UK) If you send someone to Coventry, you refuse to talk to them or co-operate with them.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. sendan,; akin to OS. sendian, D. zenden, G. senden, OHG. senten, Icel. senda, Sw. sända, Dan. sende, Goth. sandjan, and to Goth. sinp, a time (properly, a going), gasinpa, companion, OHG. sind, journey, AS. , Icel. sinni, a walk, journey, a time. W. hynt, a way, journey, OIr. st,. Cf. Sense

Usage

In literature:

We will send *6* packages for *50* cents.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Therefore I can't send it for Marguerite; but I can, and do, send her my love and God-speed.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
I send this to say so.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
God sends meat and the deil sends cooks.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
I'll send for Phil to help me.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
It will frequently be necessary to send forward a thin skirmish line in order to induce the enemy to open fire and reveal his position.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Would you like me to send you some more stories like the first?
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
In the midst of it all, my comfort was, that the Lord would send help by the time it would be needed.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
I have written to Mr Delap to send you his account, also to send the particulars to me, which I will transmit as soon as received.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I" by Various
I will send you a piece, if you will tell me where I can send it.
"The End of a Coil" by Susan Warner
It shall be all as you say, only you will not send me away from him, will you?
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
I've got one to send.
"The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless" by H. Irving Hancock
Why did he not send them away, send all these knights away, tell them there would be no war in Italy?
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
You may send me up for a few years, but you'll never find that money.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
If you have forgotten any article which is indispensable for the day's dinner, request your employers to send one of the other servants for it.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Dr. Ross, will you ask them to send round the carriage.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
You may send the ox rump to table in the soup, if approved.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
As we send our representatives abroad, so the countries to which our representatives go in turn send their representatives to us.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
And, behold, I will send the lad, saying, 'Go, find the arrows.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Send a messenger, and he will send you word with his regrets that he cannot come himself, but will send the carriage.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
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In poetry:

"Thy father was the firmest friend
That e'er my beign blest;
And every virtue heaven could send,
Fast bound him to my breast.
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More
Upon the wave there is an anthem sweet,
Whispered in fear and love,
Sending a solemn tribute to the feet
Of Him who sits above.
"Thoughts At Sea" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Forgael. Why do you cast a shadow?
Where do you come from? Who brought you to this
place?
They would not send me one that casts a shadow.
"The Shadowy Waters: The Shadowy Waters" by William Butler Yeats
"O send me to my mother! bid her come,
And take my last farewell!
One blow!. . enough for both. . one tomb. .
'Tis there our happy dwell."
"Aletheia To Phraortes" by Walter Savage Landor
“Hail, sittest thou, sweet King’s daughter,
A-spinning the silken twine,
It is King Hafbur sends me hither
To learn the sewing fine.”
"Hafbur And Signy" by William Morris
The wretch approaches, crying: `The deed is done;
Take this, and send it by whom thou wilt send;
It is my life—send it to Elenor:—
He's dead, and howling after me for blood!
"Fair Elanor" by William Blake

In news:

'Uncle' Lionel Batiste 's musical funeral service was a fitting send-off.
Columnist Contact: 239-263-4776 Send BRENT an email.
So much for sending C.C.
Email him at paul@massfiscal.org or send him a Tweet at @PaulDiegoCraney.
The Feds bus convicted former speaker Sal DiMasi to Worcester, sending Beacon Hill into a panic.
Beijing marked warming ties with Taiwan by sending two pandas, Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, to the Taipei Zoo.
Technology Stocks With Record Dividends Send Bearish Signal.
Send a Shout-Out To Your Salon.
Beheaded rattlesnake sends man to hospital.
Thames bends in goal, sends Hawks to final Originally published November 03, 2012.
718 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10065 40.76639 -73.969393 nr 63rd St See Map Subway Directions 212-319-3235 Send to Phone.
Send tips or comments to bdudley@seattletimes.com.
Democrats sending the wrong signal.
Hundreds of broken street lights were found in one town and a family's complaints are finally getting results, after sending ABC7 a uFixIt video.
Send an email to mhuber@timesunion.com.
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In science:

There exists a wel ldefined group homomorphism g : A(Γ) → M(F (Γ)) which sends σs to τs for each s ∈ S .
The solution to a conjecture of Tits on the subgroup generated by the squares of the generators of an Artin group
There is an isomorphism π(G(Γ)) → π1 (F (Γ), P ) which sends es to [αs ] for al l s ∈ S , and fs,t to [βs,t ] for al l (s, t) ∈ B .
The solution to a conjecture of Tits on the subgroup generated by the squares of the generators of an Artin group
We then have a homomorphism f : H (Γ) → A(Γ) which sends Ts to σms for all s ∈ S .
The solution to a conjecture of Tits on the subgroup generated by the squares of the generators of an Artin group
There exists a homomorphism φ : A(Γ) → A(eΓ) which sends σs to Qi∈I (s) σi for each s ∈ S .
The solution to a conjecture of Tits on the subgroup generated by the squares of the generators of an Artin group
S and all i ∈ I (s), and the homomorphism ψ : H (Γ) → H (eΓ) which sends Ts to Qi∈I (s) Ti .
The solution to a conjecture of Tits on the subgroup generated by the squares of the generators of an Artin group
Here w is a permutation acting on the x-variables by sending xi to xw(i) .
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
Then there exists a unique morphism in Zℓ from ΩM (ℓ,λ) to U sending v to e.
Generalized vertex algebras generated by parafermion-like vertex operators
One can check that these operators are well defined, i.e., they send equivariant cochains to equivariant cochains.
Equivariant Cyclic Cohomology of H-Algebras
The teleported pure state of the density operator ˆρα is dependent on the measurement outcome, here, indexed α, at the sending station.
Optimal conclusive teleportation of a d-dimensional unknown state
There is an anti-involution on Lα sending ai to a+ i .
Number Operator Algebras
We can send B onto A1 by ψ , as in the finite case.
Number Operator Algebras
We can use the same method if we send B onto the q -bosonic algebra (q = −β ) Aq 1 .
Number Operator Algebras
On the other hand, it is clear that there is a unique map σ : R′ −→ R[1/e] sending bi to bi , and that θσ = 1 .
Complex cobordism of involutions
By an up-flip on v , we send T to a tiling T1 such that T ≺ T1 4 T ′ .
An algorithm to generate exactly once every tiling with lozenges of a domain
By the universal property of the algebras Tn,K (Theorem 7.2), there is a unique K -algebra homomorphism Tn,K → Mℓ (Tm,K (t) ) sending (xi ) to (Ai ) and (yj ) to (Bj ).
$K_0$ of purely infinite simple regular rings
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