SEND, v. t. pret. and pp. sent.

1. In a general sense, to throw, cast or thrust; to impel or drive by force to a distance, either with the hand or with an instrument or by other means. We send a ball with the hand or with a bat; a bow sends an arrow; a cannon sends a shot; a trumpet sends the voice much farther than the unassisted organs of speech.

2. To cause to be conveyed or transmitted; as, to send letters or dispatches from one country to another.

3. To cause to go or pass from place to place; as, to send a messenger from London to Madrid.

4. To commission, autorize or direct to go and act.

I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran. Jer. 23.

5. To cause to come or fall; to bestow.

He sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. Matt. 5.

6. To cause to come or fall; to inflict.

The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation and rebuke. Duet. 28.

7. To propagate; to diffuse.

Cherubic songs by night from neighb'ring hills

Aerial music send. Milton.