Also, send off.
Dispatch someone or something, as in We send the children away to camp every summer, or I sent off that letter last week. The first term dates from the first half of the 1500s, the variant from the late 1700s.
Order an item, as in I sent away for those gloves last month but they haven’t arrived yet . Also see send for , def. 2.
noun 1. the person to whom something is sent.
noun 1. a person or thing that sends. 2. a transmitter of electric pulses, as in telegraphy.
[sen-de-raw loo-mee-naw-saw] /sɛnˈdɛ rɔ ˌlu miˈnɔ sɔ/ noun 1. Spanish. a Maoist guerrilla movement active in Peru since 1980.
- Send flying
Cause to be knocked or scattered about, as in She bumped into the table and sent all the papers flying. This somewhat hyperbolic idiom was first recorded in 1789.