1 Sometimes, send off. dispatch or despatch, commission, charge, depute, delegate, assign:
The pope sent an emissary to London.
2 communicate, transmit, convey, deliver, consign, address to, mail, post, fax, remit, ship, forward; broadcast, telecast, televise, radio, telegraph:
The message is being sent to all concerned.
3 release, discharge, shoot, propel, fire, fling, project, hurl; cast, throw, toss, let fly:
With a great burst of flame the satellite was sent into orbit.
4 delight, please, charm, enrapture, stir, thrill, move, electrify, Slang turn (someone) on:
That saxophone solo really sends me.
5 send down. imprison, incarcerate, send away, jail or Brit also gaol Slang US send up (the river):
If she doesn't mend her ways, she'll be sent down.
6 send for. call for, summon, order, request, ask for:
I have sent for a taxi which should be here shortly.
7 send forth or out. emit, radiate, discharge, give off, exude, grow:
The object sent forth a strange phosphorescent glow. In the spring, the vine sends forth tendrils
8 send off. send (someone) away, send (someone) away or off with a flea in his or her ear, dismiss, discharge, send (someone) packing, send (someone) about his or her business, Colloq give (someone) his or her walking papers, Slang give (someone) the brushoff, US give (someone) the brush:
I went to the office as you instructed, but they just sent me off with no explanation
9 send up.
(a) lampoon, satirize, burlesque, parody, make fun of, Colloq take off, spoof, Brit take the mickey out of:
In Britain one of the enduring forms of humour is in sending up the government.
(b) imprison, incarcerate, send away, jail or Brit also gaol, Slang US send up the river:
He was sent up for insider trading.