send on

phrasal verb

sent on; sending on; sends on
: to cause (something) to go or to be carried from one place to another
I had my mail/post sent on to my new address.
He had his baggage sent on ahead.

Examples of send on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web New York alone has received more than 100,000 migrants in the last year; only 13,100 were sent on buses provided by the state of Texas. Edgar Sandoval, New York Times, 7 Sep. 2023 Iranian officials said the money would be transferred to Qatar before being sent on to Iran if the agreement goes through. Time, 11 Aug. 2023 Luna 25 was sent on a more direct path, one designed to get it to the moon in less than two weeks. Jeffrey Kluger, Time, 23 Aug. 2023 The certificates were sent on to Washington nonetheless, and last month Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (D) announced charges of forgery and other felonies against the 16 Trump electors in that state. Amy Gardner,, 7 Aug. 2023 He was told not to return to the property, or he could be charged with trespassing and sent on his way. cleveland, 22 July 2023 Payments are sent on the 15 of each month, Los Angeles County's Strength Based Community Change agency told the Washington Examiner. Rachel Schilke, Washington Examiner, 10 July 2023 In late May, Aleksandr was sent on a mission to mine a riverbank. Ekaterina Bodyagina, New York Times, 14 Aug. 2023 The suit was filed a day after CCDH publicly disclosed a letter sent on July 20 from Alex Spiro, a lawyer representing X, threatening legal action over research the organization released last month examining posts that contain content that violates Twitter’s policies. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Send on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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