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send

verb /send/ ( past tense, past participle sent /sent/)
to cause or order to go or be taken
mandar, enviar
The teacher sent the disobedient boy to the headmaster She sent me this book.
to move rapidly or with force
mandar
He sent the ball right into the goal.
to cause to go into a certain, usually bad, state
volver
The news sent them into a panic.
sender noun a person who sends eg a letter.
remitente
send away for phrasal verb to order by post
pedir por correo
I’ve sent away for some things that I saw in the catalogue.
send down phrasal verb (British, old-fashioned) to expel (a student) from a university
expulsar
He was sent down for cheating in an exam.
send for phrasal verb to ask to come, or order to be delivered
llamar, hacer llamar
Her son was sent for I’ll send for a taxi.
send in phrasal verb to offer or submit, eg for a competition
someter
He sent in three drawings for the competition.
send off phrasal verb to accompany (a person) to the place, or be at the place, where he will start a journey
ir a despedir
A great crowd gathered at the station to send the football team off (nounsend-off)
send off for phrasal verb to send away for
pedir por correo
I sent off for that exercise DVD which was advertised on TV.
send out phrasal verb to distribute eg by post
enviar, mandar
A notice has been sent out to all employees.
(eg of plants) to produce
producir
This plant has sent out some new shoots.
send (someone) packing / send (someone) about his business to send (a person) away firmly and without politeness
mandar a alguien a paseo, mandar a alguien a freír espárragos
He tried to borrow money from me again, but I soon sent him packing.
(Definition of send from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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