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verb [T]  us   /send/ (past tense and past participle sent  /sent/ )

send verb [T] (HAVE DELIVERED)

to cause something to go or be taken somewhere without going yourself: Send a letter to my office. I like to send e-mail to my friends.

send verb [T] (MAKE SOMEONE GO)

to cause or arrange for someone to leave or go: The UN sent relief workers to the region. My parents want to send me back to Argentina when I finish my studies. Who can afford to send their kids to college these days?

send verb [T] (MAKE SOMETHING MOVE)

to make something move quickly by force: Wind sent clouds skittering across the sky. The researcher sent the particles flying apart.

send verb [T] (CAUSE TO HAPPEN)

to cause someone to feel or behave in a particular way, or to cause something to happen: Final exams always send me into a panic.
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