send out

send out
verb
to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place (Freq. 10)
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He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept

Syn: ↑send
See Also: ↑send back (for: ↑send)
Derivationally related forms: ↑sender (for: ↑send), ↑sending (for: ↑send)
Hypernyms: ↑transmit, ↑transfer, ↑transport, ↑channel, ↑channelize, ↑channelise
Hyponyms: ↑send in, ↑mail out, ↑mail, ↑get off
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

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Somebody ——s something PP

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send out [phrasal verb]
1 send out (something) or send (something) out
1 a : to mail (something) to many different people or places

Have you sent out the invitations yet?

1 b : to cause (a signal) to go out

The pilot sent out a distress signal.

1 c : to cause (light, heat, etc.) to move outward from a source

The coals sent out [=gave off] a reddish glow.

1 d : to produce (something) in the process of growing or developing

The plant began to send out its shoots.

2 send out for (something) : to ask a restaurant to deliver (food) to you

We sent out for pizza.

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Main Entry:send

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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