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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
    Synonym(s): send, direct
  2. to 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"
    Synonym(s): send, send out
  3. cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
    Synonym(s): mail, post, send
  4. transport commercially
    Synonym(s): transport, send, ship
  5. assign to a station
    Synonym(s): station, post, send, place
  6. transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia"
    Synonym(s): send, get off, send off
  7. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
    Synonym(s): commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge
  8. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
    Synonym(s): air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Send \Send\, n. (Naut.)
      The impulse of a wave by which a vessel is carried bodily.
      [Written also {scend}.] --W. C. Russell. [bd]The send of the
      sea[b8]. --Longfellow.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Send \Send\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sent}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Sending}.] [AS. sendan; akin to OS. sendian, D. zenden, G.
      senden, OHG. senten, Icel. senda, Sw. s[84]nda, Dan. sende,
      Goth. sandjan, and to Goth. sinp a time (properly, a going),
      gasinpa companion, OHG. sind journey, AS. s[c6][?], Icel.
      sinni a walk, journey, a time. W. hynt a way, journey, OIr.
      s[?]t. Cf. {Sense}.]
      1. To cause to go in any manner; to dispatch; to commission
            or direct to go; as, to send a messenger.
                     I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran. --Jer.
                                                                              xxiii. 21.
                     I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I
                     of myself, but he sent me.                  --John viii.
                     Servants, sent on messages, stay out somewhat longer
                     than the message requires.                  --Swift.
      2. To give motion to; to cause to be borne or carried; to
            procure the going, transmission, or delivery of; as, to
            send a message.
                     He . . . sent letters by posts on horseback.
                                                                              --Esther viii.
                     O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me.
                                                                              --Ps. xliii.
      3. To emit; to impel; to cast; to throw; to hurl; as, to send
            a ball, an arrow, or the like.
      4. To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to
            grant; -- sometimes followed by a dependent proposition.
            [bd]God send him well![b8] --Shak.
                     The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and
                     rebuke.                                             --Deut.
                                                                              xxviii. 20.
                     And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
                                                                              --Matt. v. 45.
                     God send your mission may bring back peace. --Sir W.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Send \Send\, v. i.
      1. To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or
            to do an errand.
                     See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take
                     away my head?                                    --2 Kings vi.
      2. (Naut.) To pitch; as, the ship sends forward so violently
            as to endanger her masts. --Totten.
      {To send for}, to request or require by message to come or be
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