Meaning of “send” - Learner’s Dictionary


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

A1 to arrange for something to go or be taken somewhere, especially by post:

[ + two objects ] I sent him a letter last week.
Do you think we should send flowers?

B2 to make someone go somewhere:

I sent him into the house to fetch some glasses.
send sb to sleep

to make someone start sleeping:

Reading usually sends me to sleep.
→ See also drive/send sb round the bend

(Definition of “send” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)