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Noun: sending  sen-ding
  1. The act of causing something to go (especially messages)
Verb: send (sent)  send
  1. Cause to go somewhere
    "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp";
    - direct
     
  2. Cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
    "He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept";
    - send out
     
  3. Give to a courier to take to another place
    "send me your latest results";
    - mail, post [Brit]
     
  4. Move goods commercially
    - transport, ship
     
  5. Assign to a particular location
    - station, post, place
     
  6. Transfer
    "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia";
    - get off
     
  7. Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    "After the second episode, she had to be sent";
    - commit, institutionalize, institutionalise [Brit], charge
     
  8. (broadcast medium) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
    "We cannot send this X-rated song";
    - air, broadcast, beam, transmit

Derived forms: sendings

See also: send away, send back, send off, send on

Type of: air, bare, causation, causing, channel, channelise [Brit], channelize, displace, move, publicise [Brit], publicize, transfer, transmit, transport

Encyclopedia: Sending

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