- verb to use the postal services to get something to someone
- verb to make someone or something go from one place to another
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- verb to arrange or cause something to be transported from one place to another, either physically as by post or electronically as in e-mail
- verb to transport emotionally or intellectually. This supposed beatnik term of the late 1950s (originating among US jazz musicians in the 1940s) was used to characterise hip youth in various unhip media.
Origin & History of “send”
shares send with
Germanic languages – German senden
, Dutch zenden
, Swedish sönda
, and Danish sende
all go back
to a prehistoric ancestor
originated as a causative derivative of a base
denoting ‘go, journey’ – so etymologically send
means ‘cause to go’.