Send v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sent p. pr. & vb. n. Sending.]
1. To cause to go in any manner; to dispatch; to commission or direct to go; as, to send a messenger.
I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran. --Jer. xxiii. 21.
I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. --John viii. 42.
Servants, sent on messages, stay out somewhat longer than the message requires. --Swift.
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.
He . . . sent letters by posts on horseback. --Esther viii. 10.
O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me. --Ps. xliii. 3.
3. To emit; to impel; to cast; to throw; to hurl; as, to send a ball, an arrow, or the like.
4. To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; -- sometimes followed by a dependent proposition. “God send him well!”
The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke. --Deut. xxviii. 20.
And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. --Matt. v. 45.
God send your mission may bring back peace. --Sir W. Scott.
n : the act of causing something to go (especially messages)