send in

send in
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [send in]
    • /sɛnd ɪn/
    • /send ɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [send in]
    • /sɛnd ɪn/

Definitions of send in words

  • verb with object send in to cause, permit, or enable to go: to send a messenger; They sent their son to college. 1
  • verb with object send in to cause to be conveyed or transmitted to a destination: to send a letter. 1
  • verb with object send in to order, direct, compel, or force to go: The president sent troops to Asia. 1
  • verb with object send in to direct, propel, or deliver to a particular point, position, condition, or direction: to send a punch to the jaw; The punch sent the fighter reeling. 1
  • verb with object send in to emit, discharge, or utter (usually followed by off, out, or through): The lion sent a roar through the jungle. 1
  • verb with object send in to cause to occur or befall: The people beseeched Heaven to send peace to their war-torn village. 1

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Origin of send in

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English senden, Old English sendan; cognate with German senden, Gothic sandjan (causative) < Germanic base *sinth-, *santh- go, whence Old English sīth journey, sand message, messenger

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Parts of speech for Send in


send in popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

send in usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for send in

verb send in

  • airdrop — a delivery of supplies, troops, etc, from an aircraft by parachute

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