Associations to the word «Send»


SEND, verb. (transitive) To make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another.
SEND, verb. (slang) (dated) To excite, delight, or thrill (someone).
SEND, verb. To bring to a certain condition
SEND, verb. (intransitive) To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand.
SEND, verb. To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; sometimes followed by a dependent proposition.
SEND, verb. (nautical) To pitch.
SEND, noun. (telecommunications) An operation in which data is transmitted.
SEND, noun. (nautical) Alternative form of scend
SEND AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To dismiss from one's presence.
SEND AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To send to a particular place for a long time, as a family member, an employee, etc.
SEND AWAY FOR, verb. (idiomatic) To write to a business or other organisation, requesting a thing.
SEND BACK, verb. (transitive) To return (something) to its origin.
SEND BACK, verb. (transitive) to remind (someone) of a previous time in the past.
SEND DOWN, verb. (transitive) (UK) (Irish) To suspend or expel (an undergraduate) from university.
SEND DOWN, verb. (cricket) To bowl.
SEND DOWN, verb. (transitive) (slang) To commit (someone) to a prison term.
SEND FOR, verb. To order or summon (a person) to one's presence.
SEND FOR, verb. To send away for, to request a delivery of.
SEND FORTH, verb. (transitive) (literary) (archaic) To emit; to produce; to let out
SEND HER DOWN HUGHIE, interjection. (Australia) An appeal for continued rain, invoked when it comes after a long drought. [From 1912.]
SEND OFF, verb. (sports) To show someone a red card, and dismiss them from the playing area; a red-card.
SEND OFFS, noun. Plural of send off
SEND ON, verb. (sports) (transitive) To introduce a substitute into the game.
SEND OUT, noun. A send off; a farewell celebration.
SEND OUT, noun. (computing) A networking broadcast transmission.
SEND OUT, noun. A shout out; an appreciative public mention of someone.
SEND OUT, verb. To issue, dispatch or transmit.
SEND OUT FOR, verb. (transitive) To make an order for something to be delivered; used especially to order takeaway food
SEND SHIVERS DOWN SOMEONE'S SPINE, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To terrify; to make someone feel extremely nervous.
SEND SOMEONE PACKING, verb. (idiomatic) To expel, eject, or dismiss someone; to send away, chase off, or force out.
SEND SOMEONE TO THE SHOWERS, verb. (idiomatic) (sports) To remove a player from a particular team competition before the conclusion of the event, especially because that player's contribution on this occasion has been below his or her expected level of performance.
SEND SOMEONE TO THE SHOWERS, verb. (idiomatic) (by extension) To remove or expel someone from a job, position, or activity, especially because of poor behavior or performance.
SEND TO COVENTRY, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To ostracize, or systematically ignore someone.
SEND TO THE GLUE FACTORY, verb. (euphemistic) To kill, usually a horse.
SEND UP, verb. (transitive) To imitate someone or something for the purpose of satirical humour.
SEND UP, verb. (transitive) (US) (slang) To put in prison.
SEND UP, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see send,‎ up.
SEND WORD, verb. (idiomatic) To give notification; to inform, especially through a message.

Dictionary definition

SEND, verb. 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".
SEND, verb. 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".
SEND, verb. Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written".
SEND, verb. Transport commercially.
SEND, verb. Assign to a station.
SEND, verb. Transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia".
SEND, verb. Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison".
SEND, verb. Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song".

Wise words

The pen is mightier than the sword.
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton