Send-off definition

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An expression or demonstration of friendly feeling toward someone starting out on a trip, career, etc.
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A start given to someone or something.
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The definition of a send-off is a friendly demonstration for another that is starting something new.

An example of send-off is a going away party.

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A party to recognize the passing (death) of a friend and allow survivors to reminisce about the person's life.
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A party for a person (i.e. a fellow employee) who is leaving; a farewell party.

We had a sendoff for our departing colleague as he left for a better job.

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Alternative form of sendoff.
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(sports) To show someone a red card, and dismiss them from the playing area; a red-card.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
send-off
Plural:
send-offs