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1

Cause to be dispatched or delivered, as in Let's send in a letter of protest to the hiring committee. [Early 1700s]

2

Cause someone to become involved in a particular undertaking, as in This disagreement is serious; it's time to send in the lawyers, or In the final few minutes the coach sent in Richard on right wing. [Mid-1800s]

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