Definition for SEND

SEND, v.i.

To dispatch an agent or messenger for some purpose. See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head? – 2 Kings vi. So we say, we sent to invite guests; we sent to inquire into the facts. To send for, to request or require by message to come or be brought; as, to send for a physician; to send for a coach. But these expressions are elliptical.

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