sent

1
[ sent ]
/ sɛnt /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of send1.

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Definition for sent (2 of 2)

sent2
[ sent ]
/ sɛnt /

noun, plural sent·i [sen-tee], /ˈsɛn ti/, sents.

a coin of Estonia until the euro was adopted, one 100th of a kroon.

Origin of sent

2
First recorded in 1925–30; from Estonian senti (compare Finnish sentti ), from Latin centum “hundred”; see centum1
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Example sentences from the Web for sent

  • 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

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

British Dictionary definitions for sent (2 of 2)

sent2
/ (sɛnt) /

noun plural -ti

a monetary unit of Estonia, worth one hundredth of a kroon

Word Origin for sent

C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin
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