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Meaning of sent by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • enPR: sĕnt, IPA: /sɛn̩t/, X-SAMPA: /sent/
    • Rhymes: -ɛnt
    • Homophone: cent, scent

    Etymology 1

    From Estonian


    sent ( plural: senti )

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

    Etymology 2

    See send



    1. Simple past tense and past participle of send .



    • ents, nest, nets, Sten, tens, TENS


    By Wiktionary ( 2009/11/29 02:19 UTC Version )


Explanation of sent by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. caused or enabled to go or be conveyed or transmitted

    1. 100 senti equal 1 kroon in Estonia

    Definition of sent by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. 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. sända, Dan. sende, Goth. sandjan, and to Goth. sinp a time ( properly, a going ), gasinpa companion, OHG. sind journey, AS. sī, Icel. sinni a walk, journey, a time. W. hynt a way, journey, OIr. st. 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. 42.

      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. 45.

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

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

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

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