• dispatch, cause to go to a destination; propel, launch; dismiss, drive away; excite; please, delight (slang); generate, produce; transmit electronically
• when you send something to a person or place, you arrange for it to be taken and delivered to that person or place, for example by post.
• if you send someone somewhere, they go there because you have told them or arranged for them to go.
• if something sends things or people in a particular direction, it causes them to move in that direction.
• if you send an electronic signal or message, you cause it to go to a place by means of radio waves or some other electronic system.
• if you send for someone, you ask them to come and see you, by sending them a message.
• if you send for something or send off for it, you write and ask for it to be sent to you.
• if you send in a report or an application, you send it to a place where it will be officially dealt with.
• if you send off a letter or parcel, you send it somewhere by post.
• if a player is sent off in a game of football, he or she is made to leave the field as a punishment for seriously breaking the rules.
• if you send out something such as letters or leaflets, copies of them are delivered to several different people.
• if a machine sends out sound or light, it causes sound or light to travel in a particular direction.
• if you send someone or something up, you imitate them in a way that makes them appear foolish; an informal expression.
send a boy to mill
• send an inexperienced messenger; use illegitimate means
send a cable
• wire a cable, deliver a telegram
send a letter by post
• dispatch a letter by mail
send a person about his business
• send a person away, dismiss someone ...