[ send-awf, -of ]
/ ˈsɛndˌɔf, -ˌɒf /


a demonstration of good wishes for a person setting out on a trip, career, or other venture: They gave him a rousing send-off at the pier.
a start given to a person or thing.

Origin of send-off

1855–60, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase send off Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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