- Sent is defined as to have conveyed or delivered.
An example of to have sent something is to have put a bill in the mail yesterday.
sent definition by Webster's New World
sent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. sen·ti
Origin: Estonian, from English cent.
Variant of send
- to cause to go or be carried; dispatch, convey, or transmit
- to dispatch, convey, or transmit (a letter, message, etc.) by mail, radio, etc.
- to ask, direct, or command to go: send the boy home
- to arrange for the going of; enable to go or attend: to send one's son to college
- to cause or force to move, as by releasing, hitting, discharging, throwing, etc.: he sent the ball over the fence
- to bring or drive into some state or condition: sent him to his ruin
- to cause to happen, come, etc.; give: a misfortune sent by the gods
- ☆ Slang to make very excited or exhilarated; thrill
Origin: Middle English senden ; from Old English sendan, akin to German senden, Gothic sandjan, causative formation, “to cause to go” ; from Indo-European base an unverified form sent-, to go, find out, discover from source Classical Latin sentire, to feel, sense, Old Irish sēt, way
- to send a message, messenger, emissary, etc.: to send for help
- to transmit, as by radio
- sender noun