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send out

Definition of send out

  1. 1 :  to mail (something) to many different people or places <Have you sent out the invitations yet?>

  2. 2 :  to cause (a signal) to go out <The pilot sent out a distress signal.>

  3. 3 :  to cause (light, heat, etc.) to move outward from a source <The coals sent out a reddish glow.>

  4. 4 :  to produce (something) in the process of growing or developing <The plant began to send out its shoots.>



Word by Word Definitions

sendplay
  1. : :  to cause to go: as

    :  to propel or throw in a particular direction

    :  deliver

  1. :  the lift of a wave :  scend

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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