• To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
  • To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.
  • To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.
  • To bear as a message.


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  • From Middle English message, from Old French message, from Late Latin missaticum, from Latin mittere, missum, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *meytH- ("to exchange"). Displaced native Old English √¶rende which is survived in English errand.

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