send forth

phrasal verb

sent forth; sending forth; sends forth
formal
1
: to cause (something) to be heard
She sent forth a loud cry.
2
: to cause (light, heat, etc.) to move outward from a source
The tropical flowers sent forth a wonderful fragrance.
3
: to produce (something) in the process of growing or developing
The plant began to send forth its shoots.

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“Send forth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/send%20forth. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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