sendverb [ T ]us uk /send/ sent, sent
send verb [ T ] (POST/EMAIL)
She sent a message with John to say that she couldn't come.
- We will send you written confirmation of our offer shortly.
- If you send it airmail, it'll be very expensive.
- Please send this letter by express delivery.
- I'll send you my email address once I'm online.
- I've sent my CV to a few companies in the region.
- Please send a covering letter with your application form.
send verb [ T ] (CAUSE TO GO)
- I've sent Milly down to the shops to get some bread.
- I sent him into the house to get some glasses.
- They send their kids to private schools.
- They've sent troops into the region.
- His teacher sent him out of the room for swearing.
send verb [ T ] (CAUSE TO HAPPEN)
[ + -ing verb ] The announcement of the fall in profits sent the company's share price plummeting (= caused it to go down a lot).
- His voice could send me to sleep.
- This job is going to send me nuts.
- The news sent the company's stock diving, dropping 10 percent.
- Speculation alone has sent the company's shares up from 304p to 316p.
- This then sent interest rates soaring.