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

Definition of resend

transitive verb

: to send again or back

Examples of resend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Prince George’s County Board of Elections announced its sample ballot issue June 21, confirmed that mail-in ballots were not affected, and pledged to resend correct sample ballots. Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 7 July 2022 Specifically, iOS 16 beta 2 will now resend edited iMessages to the iPhone users on older software. Chris Smith, BGR, 23 June 2022 The bill requires the Labor Cabinet to resend letters to anyone who has an overpayment in that time frame. Matthew Glowicki, The Courier-Journal, 6 Mar. 2021 With unemployment benefits set to begin lapsing on March 14 for the workers who have been thrown off the job longest in the crisis, Democrats have only two weeks to finish the package in the Senate and resend it to the House and Mr. Biden’s desk. New York Times, 27 Feb. 2021 If the county gets a ballot back that isn’t signed, officials will resend the ballot back to the voter to have him or her sign it, officials said. Liz Hardaway,, 24 Oct. 2020 The governor says that the city should only resend the envelopes, not the ballots. Rachel Glickhouse, ProPublica, 2 Oct. 2020 Black decided to ask the Soviets to resend the file, which meant following tedious channels: a request from the State Department to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and then on to Soviet agencies and archives. Debbie Cenziper, Washington Post, 23 Jan. 2020 The due date was originally supposed to have been Jan. 23, but the county had billing glitches with a few suburbs and had to resend bills in mid-January. cleveland, 8 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of resend

1534, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jul 2022

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“Resend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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