Meaning of “send” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /send/ past tense and past participle sent
Extra Examples
I must remember to send Carol a birthday card.How much is it to send this letter first class?We'll send your tickets once we've received your cheque.The UN sent troops to the region to keep the peace.He's always sending flowers - he absolutely spoils me!

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)