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Definition of "send away" []

  • To dismiss from one's presence. (verb)
  • To send to a particular place for a long time, as a family member, an employee, etc. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "send away" in a sentence
  • "So home to my lodgings and there endeavoured to have finished the examining my papers of Pursers 'business to have sent away to-night, but I was so sleepy with my late early risings and late goings to bed that I could not do it, but was forced to go to bed and leave it to send away to-morrow by an Expresse."
  • "We, fearing the canonicall hour would be past before we got thither, did with a great deal of unwillingness send away the license and wedding ring."
  • "She told me to go and send away her gondola, because she chose to make use of mine, and I immediately sent it away; she bid me to move from my place, and pray Carrio to sit down in it, because she had something to say to him; and I did as she desired."