Definition for sent (2 of 5)
noun, plural sent·i [sen-tee] /ˈsɛn ti/, sents.
Origin of sent2
Definition for sent (3 of 5)
verb (used with object), sent, send·ing.
- to transmit (a signal).
- to transmit (an electromagnetic wave or the like) in the form of pulses.
verb (used without object), sent, send·ing.
- to produce; bear; yield: plants sending forth new leaves.
- to dispatch out of a country as an export.
- to issue, as a publication: They have sent forth a report to the stockholders.
- to emit or discharge: The flowers sent forth a sweet odor.
- to distribute; issue.
- to send on the way; dispatch: They sent out their final shipment last week.
- to order delivery: We sent out for coffee.
- to release or cause to go upward; let out.
- Informal. to sentence or send to prison: He was convicted and sent up for life.
- to expose the flaws or foibles of through parody, burlesque, caricature, lampoon, or other forms of satire: The new movie sends up merchants who commercialize Christmas.
Origin of send1
SYNONYMS FOR send
Related formssend·a·ble, adjective
Can be confusedscend send
Definition for sent (4 of 5)
verb (used without object), sent, send·ing, noun
Definition for sent (5 of 5)
verb (used without object) (of a vessel)
Can be confusedscend send
Examples from the Web for sent
From there we took the train to Nice, France, but the French border control caught us and sent us back to Italy.
Leelah Alcorn's message was sent, and heard, and things started changing.
President Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne Division to force Faubus to admit the students to Central High School.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the act of killing herself done, the message was sent, and heard, and things started changing.
The reality TV mogul bared her butt—and everything else, too—for Paper Magazine in a spread that sent Twitter into a tizzy.
A copy of the work was also sent, as is usually done, to the editor of the Allgemeine Litteraturzeitung.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Owing to circumstances, the eldest lad had to be sent to school at an early age.The Power of Womanhood, or Mothers and Sons|Ellice Hopkins
Besides their own consumption, great quantities are sent to the north of Ireland.A Tour in Ireland|Arthur Young
Mr Rushton was sent for, and he said that he couldn't understand it at all!The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell
Presents of horses, blankets and other valuables were sent to the father of the young woman.Legends of The Kaw|Carrie de Voe