(nautical) Alternative form of scend.
- To cause to be knocked or scattered about with force:
a blow to the table that sent the dishes flying.
- To dismiss (someone) abruptly.
- to put into circulation
- to dispatch or banish
- to suspend or expel from a university
Origin of Send
From Middle English senden (“to send"), from Old English sendan (“to send, cause to go"), from Proto-Germanic *sandijanÄ… (“to cause to go"), from *sinþanÄ… (“to go, journey"), from Proto-Indo-European *sent- (“to walk, travel"). Cognate with Dutch zenden (“to send"), Norwegian and Danish sende (“to send"), German senden (“to send"), Old English sand, sond (“a sending, mission, message"), Albanian endem (“I roam around, wander").
Middle English senden from Old English sendan sent- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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