• To make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another.
  • To excite, delight, or thrill (someone).
  • To bring to a certain condition.
  • To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand.
  • To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; sometimes followed by a dependent proposition.
  • To pitch.
  • To make a successful free ascent (i.e. not relying on gear) of a sport climbing route.



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  • From Middle English senden, from Old English sendan, from Proto-West Germanic *sandijan, from Proto-Germanic *sandijaną, from Proto-Indo-European, causative of *sent-. The noun is from the verb.
  • Cognate with Saterland Frisian seende, Dutch zenden, German senden, Danish and Norwegian sende, Swedish sända, Icelandic senda. Related also to Old English sand, sond. See also sith.

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