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[send] /sɛnd/ Nautical
verb (used without object), sent, sending, noun
1.

scend

or send

[send] /sɛnd/ Nautical
verb (used without object), (of a vessel)
1.
to heave in a swell.
2.
to lurch forward from the motion of a heavy sea.
noun
3.
the heaving motion of a vessel.
4.
the forward impulse imparted by the motion of a sea against a vessel.
Origin of scend
1615-1625
1615-25; cf. send2; perhaps aphetic variant of ascend, descend
Can be confused
scend, send.
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British Dictionary definitions for send's

scend

/sɛnd/
verb scends, scending, scended, sends, sending, sent
1.
(of a vessel) to surge upwards in a heavy sea
noun
2.
the upward heaving of a vessel pitching
3.
the forward lift given a vessel by the sea
Word Origin
C17: perhaps from descend or ascend

send1

/sɛnd/
verb sends, sending, sent
1.
(transitive) to cause or order (a person or thing) to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place: to send a letter, she sent the salesman away
2.
when intr, foll by (when transitive, takes an infinitive) for;. to dispatch a request or command (for something or to do something): he sent for a bottle of wine, he sent to his son to come home
3.
(transitive) to direct or cause to go to a place or point: his blow sent the champion to the floor
4.
(transitive) to bring to a state or condition: this noise will send me mad
5.
(transitive; often foll by forth, out, etc) to cause to issue; emit: his cooking sent forth a lovely smell from the kitchen
6.
(transitive) to cause to happen or come: misery sent by fate
7.
to transmit (a message) by radio, esp in the form of pulses
8.
(transitive) (slang) to move to excitement or rapture: this music really sends me
9.
send someone about his business, to dismiss or get rid of someone
10.
send someone packing, to dismiss or get rid of (someone) peremptorily
noun
11.
another word for swash (sense 4)
Derived Forms
sendable, adjective
sender, noun
Word Origin
Old English sendan; related to Old Norse senda, Gothic sandjan, Old High German senten

send2

/sɛnd/
verb, noun sends, sending, sent
1.
a variant spelling of scend
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Word Origin and History for send's

send

v.

Old English sendan "send, send forth; throw, impel," from Proto-Germanic *sandijan (cf. Old Saxon sendian, Old Norse and Old Frisian senda, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch senden, Dutch zenden, German senden, Gothic sandjan), causative form of base *sinþan, denoting "go, journey" (source of Old English sið "way, journey," Old Norse sinn, Gothic sinþs "going, walk, time"), from PIE root *sent- "to head for, go" (cf. Lithuanian siusti "send;" see sense (n.)).

Also used in Old English of divine ordinance (e.g. godsend, from Old English sand "messenger, message," from Proto-Germanic *sandaz "that which is sent"). Slang sense of "to transport with emotion, delight" is recorded from 1932, in American English jazz slang.

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Slang definitions & phrases for send's

send

verb

To arouse keen admiration, esp as an ecstatic response; excite; TURN someone ON: Bessie Smith really sent him (1932+ Jazz talk)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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