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Send

Send appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Send toast to ten tense stout saints' ten tall tents.
    (by Raymond Weisling)
  • You name it, we claim it. If we can't get it, we'll send you to get it. If we can't send you to get it, forgit it. Who's got it, if we don't got it?
    (from the 1960's)
  • Mo mi mo me send me a toe,
    Me me mo mi get me a mole,
    Mo mi mo me send me a toe,
    Fe me mo mi get me a mole,
    Mister kister feet so sweet,
    Mister kister where will I eat !?
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Send appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • No sadnesses send a son.
  • Gods send a madness: dog.
  • Marge, let's send a sadness-telegram.
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Send is sometimes a misspelling of sent, sound or surface.

The word send is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the verb send

What does send mean as a doing word?

Send is one of the top 100 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections:

simple pastpast participlepresent participlethird-person singular
sentsentsendingsends

  1. cause to go somewhere
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Destination] [Theme]Amanda shoved John the box | Nora sent me the book
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme]Nora sent the book
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] to [Destination]Amanda shuttled the children to school | Nora sent the book to London
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] to [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]TransCanada is shifting its HQ to Calgary from Toronto
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda shoved the box from the corner | Amanda shuttled her children from Philadelphia | Nora sent the book from Paris
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to [Destination]Amanda trucked the package from Philadelphia to her mother's house | Nora sent the book from Paris to London

      Verbs of Sending (with the same syntax): airmail, express, forward, hand, mail, pass, ship, slip, smuggle, sneak, transmit, wire.

    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of send: direct
    • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
    • more specific words:
      • contrive / project / throw / cast = put or send forth
      • turn = channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
      • turn = to send or let go
      • divert = send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one
      • route = send via a specific route
      • refer = send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision
      • redirect / airt = channel into a new direction
      • blow = cause air to go in, on, or through
  2. to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
  3. cause to be directed or transmitted to another place
    • examples: send me your latest results | They send the parcel to their parents | They send them the parcel
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonyms of send: mail / post
    • more generic word: transfer = move from one place to another
    • more specific words:
      • express = send by rapid transport or special messenger service
      • airmail = send or transport by airmail
      • register = send by registered mail
      • express-mail = send by express mail or courier
  4. transport commercially
    • examples: They send the parcel to their parents | They send them the parcel
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonyms of send: ship / transport
    • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
    • more specific terms:
  5. assign to a station
    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonyms of send: place / post / station
    • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
    • more specific words:
  6. transfer
  7. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - animate organization] [Verb] [Theme]We committed John
      [Agent - animate organization] [Verb] [Theme] to [Destination]We committed John to prison

      Confine Verbs (with the same syntax): commit, confine.

    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonyms of send: charge / commit / institutionalise / institutionalize
    • more generic word: transfer = move from one place to another
    • more specific words: hospitalise / hospitalize = admit into a hospital
  8. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

Alternative definition of the verb send

verb

  1. To make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another.
  2. [slang, dated] To excite, delight, or thrill (someone).

Place

Send is a village and civil parish in the Guildford borough of the English county of Surrey. Send acquired its name during the Great English Vowel Shift from the word sand, which was extracted at various periods until the 1990s for construction and other purposes at pits in the outskirts of the parish. The north of Send is at the southern-eastern edge of the Bagshot Formation.

Music

  1. "Send" is the tenth album by the English rock group Wire. It was their first recording as a 4 piece since 1990's Manscape and the first full length release by any incarnation of the group since 1991.
  2. "Send" is a musical album of Psychomuzak.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  3. "Send" is a musical album of Big John Duncan.

Film

"SEND" is a 2013 short, drama film written and directed by Peter Vack.

Miscellanea

Send a.k.a. Send! is a publication of Gospel For Asia. The magazine is published four times per year, and includes articles on mission work in Asia. It also has articles on individuals whose lives have been changed by Jesus Christ, and other missionary activities. Its editor-in-chief is K.P. Yohannan. Many of the names and places in the articles are changed for security reasons.

Phrases with Send

Phrases starting with the word Send:

  1. send in
  2. send on
  3. Send Up
  4. send-up
  5. send for
  6. send off
  7. send out
  8. send-off
  9. send away
  10. send back
  11. send down
  12. send word
  13. send forth
  14. send around
  15. Send Out For
  16. send packing
  17. Send Away For
  18. send a message

Other phrases containing the word Send:

  1. to send for
  2. to send packing

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Send

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Google previewResearch Directions in Parallel Functional Programming (2012)

by Kevin Hammond, Greg Michaelson

send is a function that when applied to a pair consisting of a channel and a value actually sends the value over the channel; the communication is synchronous and hence the operation blocks until some other thread (possibly the main ...

Google previewELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION TECHNOLOGY (2004)

by M. M. S. ANAND

Request To Send is a DTE output (DB-25 pin 4) that tells the connected DCE ...

Google previewThe Pentecostal Mission in Palestine (2012)

The Legacy of Pentecostal Zionism by Eric Nelson Newberg

Knowing that financial resources were required to sustain a Pentecostal mission in Palestine, leatherman solicited funds for this purpose, asking, “Will you pray God to send means to open a full gospel mission, and a press to publish the upper ...

Google previewEverything You Need to Know about Effective Communication at School and at Work (2000)

by Annie Leah Sommers

During a job interview, for example, the message you want to send is that you are capable, confident, alert, and ready to take on new responsibilities. If you do not look the interviewer in the eye or if you give a weak, reluctant handshake, you ...

Google previewStructural Nativization in Indian English Lexicogrammar (2011)

by Marco Schilk

Introduction: SEND as a less-prototypical ditransitive verb Compared with GIVE, SEND is a far less prototypical ditransitive verb, on se- mantic grounds as well as on the grounds of frequency. Semantically, while GIVE implies a successful ...

Google previewQuantum Physics (2005)

A Beginner's Guide by Alastair Rae

Suppose the message we want to send is the word ...

Google previewThe Learner-Centered Curriculum (2012)

Design and Implementation by Roxanne Cullen, Michael Harris, Reinhold R. Hill

The subconscious message we want to send is that with our program, students can take flight to anywhere they choose. The aesthetics of a space affect students ' receptivity to ideas and to learning in general. The visual presentation of the ...

Google previewWeb Programming and Internet Technologies (2016)

by Porter Scobey, Pawan Lingras

The message we want to send is the one we constructed above and is now the content of the variable $messageToBusiness. The only thing still missing is any additional header lines that we may wish to add. We choose to add just a "From: ...

Google previewGet the Job You Want in IT (2011)

Insider Strategies for a Successful Job Search Campaign by Ian O'Sullivan, John McClure

The message you want to send is that you feel good about ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)

by Richard Soule

Send, v. a. 1.

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Usage statistics about send

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the verb send:

spoken English53.13%written English46.87% conversational speech47.84%task-oriented speech52.16% imaginative writing57.64%informational writing42.36%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb send:

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Quotes about Send

These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools. (Bob Filner)
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Scrabble value of S1E1N1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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