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Sent

Sent \Sent\, obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Send, for sendeth.

Sent

Send \Send\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sent; p. pr. & vb. n. Sending.] [AS. sendan; akin to OS. sendian, D. zenden, G. senden, OHG. senten, Icel. senda, Sw. s["a]nda, Dan. sende, Goth. sandjan, and to Goth. sinp a time (properly, a going), gasinpa companion, OHG. sind journey, AS. s[=i]?, Icel. sinni a walk, journey, a time. W. hynt a way, journey, OIr. s?t. Cf. Sense.]

  1. To cause to go in any manner; to dispatch; to commission or direct to go; as, to send a messenger.

    I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran.
    --Jer. xxiii. 21.

    I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.
    --John viii. 4

  2. Servants, sent on messages, stay out somewhat longer than the message requires.
    --Swift.

    2. To give motion to; to cause to be borne or carried; to procure the going, transmission, or delivery of; as, to send a message.

    He . . . sent letters by posts on horseback.
    --Esther viii. 10.

    O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me.
    --Ps. xliii.

  3. 3. To emit; to impel; to cast; to throw; to hurl; as, to send a ball, an arrow, or the like.

  4. To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; -- sometimes followed by a dependent proposition. ``God send him well!''
    --Shak.

    The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke.
    --Deut. xxviii. 20.

    And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
    --Matt. v. 4

  5. God send your mission may bring back peace.
    --Sir W. Scott.

Sent

Sent \Sent\, v. & n. See Scent, v. & n. [Obs.]
--Spenser.

Sent

Sent \Sent\, imp. & p. p. of Send.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

sent

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
be sent for trial (also be committed for trial British English)
▪ Smith's lawyer battled to stop him being sent for trial in Britain.
be sent into action
▪ He declared that French soldiers will not be sent into action in Iraq.
be sent into exile
▪ The old leaders were removed from power and sent into exile.
sent a chill down...spine (=made her very frightened)
▪ There was something in his tone that sent a chill down Melissa’s spine.
sent a chill through
▪ The sound of his dark laugh sent a chill through her.
sent shock waves through
▪ The child’s murder sent shock waves through the neighborhood.
sent to the front
▪ He joined the army, and was immediately sent to the front.
sent...flying
▪ William hit Jack on the head and sent his glasses flying.
sent...spirits soaring
▪ Adam’s smile sent her spirits soaring.
sent...sprawling
▪ a blow which sent him sprawling
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
be sent down
▪ Afterwards in the pub some one told me he would probably be sent down.
▪ He was sent down from Eton in 1863 for a few months for having made a forbidden visit to a Jesuit house.
▪ He was sent down South to live with his grandparents when he was in second grade.
▪ I was using regular for about two years after that until I was sent down.
▪ Much of the iron was sent down the valleys for export through Cardiff and Newport.
▪ Police divers were sent down to check the vessel's hull for possible sabotage.
▪ There seems every possibility that Trev Proby will be sent down in the near future.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Harkness sent Alvin another $ 1, 000 to come work in Cannes, where the company was to open.
▪ He sent word, but never sent for them.
▪ He also made speeches, stating that only the best leaders should be sent on this important visitation.
▪ If no excuse had been sent he called on the parents, so truancy was kept to a minimum.
▪ Some readers sent department store gift certificates and money for food.
▪ The investigation continued and eventually thirty-five blacks were hanged and forty-two sent into exile.
▪ The posters will be sent to companies calling on them to be more careful.
▪ Then came the announcement that a further set of specimen questions would be sent out to primary schools in September.
WordNet

sent

  1. adj. caused or enabled to go or be conveyed or transmitted [ant: unsent]

  2. [also: senti (pl)]

sent

  1. n. 100 senti equal 1 kroon

  2. [also: senti (pl)]

sent

  1. See send

  2. [also: senti (pl)]

send

  1. v. cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation" [syn: direct]

  2. to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place; "He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept" [syn: send out]

  3. cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written" [syn: mail, post]

  4. transport commercially [syn: transport, ship]

  5. assign to a station [syn: station, post, base, place]

  6. transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia" [syn: get off, send off]

  7. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison" [syn: commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, charge]

  8. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song" [syn: air, broadcast, beam, transmit]

  9. [also: sent]

Wikipedia

Sent

Sent is a former municipality in the district of Inn in the Swiss Canton of Graubünden. On 1 January 2015 the former municipalities of Ardez, Guarda, Tarasp, Ftan and Sent merged into the municipality of Scuol.

SENT (protocol)

The SAE J2716 SENT (Single Edge Nibble Transmission) protocol is a point-to-point scheme for transmitting signal values from a sensor to a controller. It is intended to allow for high resolution data transmission with a lower system cost than available serial data solution.

Wiktionary

sent

Etymology 1 n. A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of an Estonian kroon Etymology 2

vb. (en-past of: send) Etymology 3

n. (obsolete form of scent English)

Usage examples of "sent".

They cum in krowds to my Show and then axt me ten sents a lines for Puffs.

Thou sentest thy young clerk to me: and thou knowest that, as often as thou hadst not been with me, I sent word that the priest had not been with me.

They seated themselves on the ground while Aarundel's family retainers moved among them pre senting pitchers of wine, bowls of vegetable stew, and small loaves of soft-crusted bread.

Neal agreed and even allowed the emperor to reinvest him as Knight-Defender of the Empire in a ceremony that included the Steel Pack pre senting him with a pair of gloves in which the left hand had been branded with the mountain rune.

  They cum in krowds to my Show and then axt me ten sents a lines for Puffs.

They believe he repre sents the knowledge necessary to mutate Amnion indistinguish able from humans.