send

Save
send /ˈsɛnd/ verb
sends; sent /ˈsɛnt/ ; sending
send
/ˈsɛnd/
verb
sends; sent /ˈsɛnt/ ; sending
Learner's definition of SEND
[+ object]
: to cause (a letter, an e-mail, a package, etc.) to go or to be carried from one place or person to another
: to give (a message) to someone
: to tell or cause (someone or something) to go to a place
: to make the arrangements and payments that allow (someone) to attend a school, camp, etc.
: to tell (someone) to go to a particular person or place for treatment, help, information, etc.
always followed by an adverb or preposition : to cause (someone or something) to move in a particular direction or manner
: to put (someone) into a particular state or condition usually + into

send away for

[phrasal verb]
send away for (something) or send away to (someone) for (something)
: to ask to receive (something) by sending a letter, coupon, etc., to someone by mail

send down

[phrasal verb]
send down (someone) or send (someone) down British, informal
: to send (someone) to prison

send for

[phrasal verb]
send for (someone) : to ask (someone) to come to a place
send for (something) : to ask someone to bring or send (something) to you

send forth

[phrasal verb]
send forth (something) formal
: to cause (something) to be heard
: to cause (light, heat, etc.) to move outward from a source
: to produce (something) in the process of growing or developing

send in

[phrasal verb]
send in (someone) or send (someone) in
: to tell (someone) to go to a place to deal with a difficult situation
: to tell (a player) to enter a game
send in (something) or send (something) in : to mail or e-mail (something) to a place

send off

[phrasal verb]
send off (something) or send (something) off : to send (something) by mail or another service
send off (someone) or send (someone) off chiefly British : to order (a player who has broken a rule) to leave the field for the remainder of the game
send off for (something) : to ask to receive (something) by sending a letter, coupon, etc., to someone by mail

send on

[phrasal verb]
send on (something) or send (something) on
: to cause (something) to go or to be carried from one place to another

send out

[phrasal verb]
send out (something) or send (something) out
: to mail (something) to many different people or places
: to cause (a signal) to go out
: to cause (light, heat, etc.) to move outward from a source
: to produce (something) in the process of growing or developing
send out for (something) : to ask a restaurant to deliver (food) to you

send (someone or something) packing

informal
: to force (someone or something) to leave a place or situation

send up

[phrasal verb]
send up (something) or send (something) up
: to cause (something) to be heard
: to cause (something) to move upward
: to produce (something) in the process of growing or developing
: to suggest or propose (something) to a more powerful person or group so that a decision can be made
send up (someone or something) or send (someone or something) up chiefly British, informal : to imitate (someone or something) in an amusing way see also send-up
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up send? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.