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 Dictionary entry overview: What does send off mean? 

SEND OFF (verb)
  The verb SEND OFF has 3 senses:

1. send away towards a designated goal
2. throw, send, or cast forward
3. transfer

  Familiarity information: SEND OFF used as a verb is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

SEND OFF (verb)

Sense 1send off [BACK TO TOP]


Send away towards a designated goal

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming


despatch; dispatch; send off

Hypernyms (to "send off" is one way to...):

send; ship; transport (transport commercially)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "send off"):

bundle off (send off unceremoniously)

route (send documents or materials to appropriate destinations)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP

Sense 2send off [BACK TO TOP]


Throw, send, or cast forward

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging


send off; project

Context example:

project a missile

Hypernyms (to "send off" is one way to...):

impel; propel (cause to move forward with force)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sense 3send off [BACK TO TOP]



Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


get off; send off; send

Context example:

The spy sent the classified information off to Russia

Hypernyms (to "send off" is one way to...):

transfer (move from one place to another)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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