send out

phrasal verb
sent out; sending out; sends out

Definition of send out

1 : to mail (something) to many different people or places Have you sent out the invitations yet?
2 : to cause (a signal) to go out The pilot sent out a distress signal.
3 : to cause (light, heat, etc.) to move outward from a source The coals sent out a reddish glow.
4 : to produce (something) in the process of growing or developing The plant began to send out its shoots.

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“Send out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/send%20out. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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