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Definition of "send off" []

  • A party or other celebration, usually to mark a person's retirement or departure. (noun)
  • To show someone a red card, and dismiss them from the playing area; a red-card. (verb)

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Use "send off" in a sentence
  • "I shall send off your books, in two trunks, to Havre, within two or three days, to the care of Mr. Limozin, American agent there."
  • "Even these, for the sake of all we had endured together, I would not send off without a meal, a night's lodging and a guest-gift; and the Palace people who had lived softly all their lives could make of it what they chose."
  • "I would have liked to send off all my people, only to sit in one of those thatched huts watching the showers drive by, hearing the stream, waiting in no haste for a late sun to dapple the water through the boughs, for the sweet moist earth-scents of evening, the blackbird's whistle, and a wagtail stepping on the grass."
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