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["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. [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. 2000.

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