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send

verb [T]
 
 
/send/ (sent, sent)
COMMUNICATIONS to cause something to go from one place to another, especially by mail, email, etc.: send a letter/fax/email send a reply/response/querysend sth to sth The schools collect used cell phones and send them to the phone recycling company.send sb sth Could you send them a reply as quickly as possible?
to cause or order someone to go and do something: send sb to sth They were sent to India for work.send sb to do sth She's been sent from Head Office to sort out this mess. send sb on a course/errand/placement
to cause someone or something to do a particular thing, or to cause something to happen: send sth higher/up/through the roof Eventually demand outstrips supply, sending prices through the roof. send sth plummeting/plunging/tumbling send sth soaring/skyrocketing
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