S s


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

Definitions of sends word

  • verb with object sends to cause, permit, or enable to go: to send a messenger; They sent their son to college. 1
  • verb with object sends to cause to be conveyed or transmitted to a destination: to send a letter. 1
  • verb with object sends to order, direct, compel, or force to go: The president sent troops to Asia. 1
  • verb with object sends 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 sends to emit, discharge, or utter (usually followed by off, out, or through): The lion sent a roar through the jungle. 1
  • verb with object sends 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 sends

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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sends 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.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

sends usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with sends

  • who sends certified mail?

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