sent

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verb
  1. simple past tense and past participle of send1.

Other definitions for sent (2 of 2)

sent2
[ sent ]

noun,plural sent·i [sen-tee], /ˈsɛn ti/, sents.
  1. a coin of Estonia until the euro was adopted, one 100th of a kroon.

Origin of sent

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First recorded in 1925–30; from Estonian senti (compare Finnish sentti ), from Latin centum “hundred”; see centum1

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How to use sent in a sentence

  • They cum in krowds to my Show and then axt me ten sents a lines for Puffs.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward | Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
  • I guess the edittur was mad, wen he paid 50 sents charges, and found out it warnt no berthday present.

    The Bad Boy At Home | Walter T. Gray
  • They say there goin to charge three sents for a letter pretty soon.

    Dere Mable | Edward Streeter

British Dictionary definitions for sent (1 of 2)

sent1

/ (sɛnt) /


verb
  1. the past tense and past participle of send 1, send 2

British Dictionary definitions for sent (2 of 2)

sent2

/ (sɛnt) /


nounplural -ti
  1. a monetary unit of Estonia, worth one hundredth of a kroon

Origin of sent

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C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin

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