send

When you get something to end up at a destination, you send it. You can send an email, send a package, or even send a student to the dean's office.

You can send a message in a letter or in an email, or you can send a rocket up into the air. You can also send a person somewhere: "My parents used to send me to camp every summer." If you kick someone out, you send them packing: "If my roommate whistles that song one more time, I swear I'll send her packing." And if you're really irritated, you might even send them flying, or knock them down.

Definitions of send
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v cause to go somewhere

“The explosion sent the car flying in the air”
“She sent her children to camp”
Synonyms:
direct
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cast, contrive, project, throw
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
airt, redirect
channel into a new direction
blow
cause air to go in, on, or through
subject, submit
refer for judgment or consideration
route
divert in a specified direction
recommit
send back to a committee
sublimate
direct energy or urges into useful activities
deviate
cause to turn away from a previous or expected course
shoot
send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
blast
apply a draft or strong wind to
take up
turn one's interest to
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

v 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”
Synonyms:
send out
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send in
mail in; cause to be delivered
mail out
transmit by mail
get off, mail
send via the postal service
pouch
send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels
Type of:
channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport
send from one person or place to another

v cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

send me your latest results”
Synonyms:
mail, post
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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
Type of:
transfer
move from one place to another

v transport commercially

Synonyms:
ship, transport
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barge
transport by barge on a body of water
railroad
transport by railroad
despatch, dispatch, send off
send away towards a designated goal
forward, send on
send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
bundle off
send off unceremoniously
route
send documents or materials to appropriate destinations
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

v transfer

“The spy sent the classified information off to Russia”
Synonyms:
get off, send off
Type of:
transfer
move from one place to another

v assign to a station

Synonyms:
place, post, station
Types:
garrison
station (troops) in a fort or garrison
fort
station (troops) in a fort
locate, place, site
assign a location to
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

v cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

Synonyms:
charge, commit, institutionalise, institutionalize
Types:
hospitalise, hospitalize
admit into a hospital
Type of:
transfer
move from one place to another

v broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

Synonyms:
air, beam, broadcast, transmit
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satellite
broadcast or disseminate via satellite
sportscast
broadcast a sports event
telecast, televise
broadcast via television
interrogate
transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
rebroadcast, rerun
broadcast again, as of a film
colorcast, colourcast
broadcast in color
Type of:
air, bare, publicise, publicize
make public

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