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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of causing something to go (especially messages)