re·​send | \ (ˈ)rē-ˈsend How to pronounce resend (audio) \
resent\ (ˈ)rē-​ˈsent How to pronounce resent (audio) \; resending

Definition of resend

transitive verb

: to send again or back

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Your phone will likely resend the text as a green bubble SMS. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, "Why Your iMessage Is Misbehaving and How to Fix It," 8 Nov. 2018 Heck, even the creator of PGP (OK, GPG, for you pedants), Phil Zimmerman himself, asked us back in 2014 to resend something to him in plaintext. Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "Here’s how to send Ars confidential information, securely," 2 June 2018 Thus, the FBI’s intervention software has to resend the stop command each time the malware sends a beacon, until the victim removes Coreflood from his system. Kim Zetter, WIRED, "FBI vs. Coreflood Botnet: Round 1 Goes to the Feds," 26 Apr. 2011

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First Known Use of resend

1534, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of resend was in 1534

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