verb (sends, sending, sent) (transitive)
- To make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another.
- To a message.
- To a letter.
- (slang, dated) To excite, delight, or thrill (someone).
- 1947, w:Robertson Davies, Robertson Davies, w:The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, Clarke, Irwin & Co., page 183,
- :The train had an excellent whistle which sent me, just as Sinatra sends the bobby-sockers.
- 1957, w:Sam Cooke, Sam Cooke, w:You Send Me, "You Send Me",
- :Darling you me / I know you me
- 1991, w:P.M. Dawn, P.M. Dawn, w:Set Adrift on Memory Bliss, "Set Adrift on Memory Bliss",
- :Baby you me
- 1998 November 2, Rabid Dog's Saliva <[email protected]>, "Re: BiWoman? wants hot girl-girl sex!", torfree.personals, Usenet,
- :I just can't help it. you me babe!
Etymology: Old English sendan.
- Dutch: zenden, verzenden, sturen, opsturen,
- French: envoyer
- German: senden, schicken
- Italian: inviare
- Spanish: enviar, mandar
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