send word

send word
verb
inform (somebody) of something (Freq. 1)
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I advised him that the rent was due

Syn: ↑advise, ↑notify, ↑give notice, ↑apprise, ↑apprize
Derivationally related forms: ↑apprisal (for: ↑apprise), ↑notification (for: ↑notify), ↑notice (for: ↑notify), ↑notifiable (for: ↑notify)
Hypernyms: ↑inform
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s somebody of something

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Somebody ——s that CLAUSE

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phrasal
: to dispatch (to a person) a message or notification of information

sent me word to stay within — Shakespeare

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send word
To send an intimation
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Main Entry:send

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send a message

he sent word that he was busy


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • send word — pass on a message, inform …   English contemporary dictionary

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