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send
British English: /sɛnd/
American English: /sɛnd/

Translation of send in French:

transitive verb prét, pp sent

  • 1 (dispatch) (gen)
    (letter, parcel, goods, message, person)
    (Radio) (signal)
    to send help
    envoyer des secours
    to send something to somebody, to send somebody something
    envoyer quelque chose à quelqu'un
    to send something to the cleaner's
    faire nettoyer quelque chose
    to send somebody to do something
    envoyer quelqu'un faire quelque chose
    she sent him to the supermarket for some milk
    elle l'a envoyé au supermarché acheter du lait
    they'll send a car for you
    ils enverront une voiture vous chercher
    to send somebody home (from school, work)
    renvoyer quelqu'un chez lui
    to send somebody to bed
    envoyer quelqu'un se coucher
    to send somebody to prison
    mettre quelqu'un en prison
    send her my love!
    embrasse-la de ma part
    send them my regards/best wishes
    transmettez-leur mes amitiés/meilleurs vœux
    Kirsten sends her regards
    tu as le bonjour de Kirsten
    (more formally)
    vous avez les amitiés de Kirsten
    to send word that …
    faire dire que …
  • 2 (cause to move) the explosion sent debris in all directions
    l'explosion a envoyé des débris dans toutes les directions
    the blow sent him crashing to the ground
    le coup l'a envoyé rouler par terre
    the noise sent people running in all directions
    le bruit a fait courir les gens dans toutes les directions
    to send share prices soaring/plummeting
    faire monter/s'effondrer le cours des actions
    the impact sent the car over the cliff
    le choc a fait basculer la voiture du haut de la falaise
    the collision sent the car straight into a wall/into a hedge
    la collision a été si forte que la voiture a embouti un mur/est rentrée dans une haie
    the fire sent flickers of light across the room
    le feu lançait des lueurs à travers la pièce
    to send shivers down somebody's spine
    donner froid dans le dos à quelqu'un
  • 3 (cause to become) to send somebody mad/berserk
    rendre quelqu'un fou/fou furieux
    to send somebody into a rage
    mettre quelqu'un dans une rage folle
    to send somebody to sleep
    endormir quelqu'un
    to send somebody into fits of laughter
    faire éclater de rire quelqu'un
  • 4
    [informal]
    (excite) See examples: she really sends me!
    elle me botte (informal) or m'emballe (informal) vraiment!
    this music really sends me!
    cette musique me botte (informal) or me plaît vraiment!

Idioms

[informal]
to send somebody packing (informal), to send somebody about her/his business

envoyer balader quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

send along

send [somebody/something] along, send along [somebody/something] send him/the documents along to room three
envoyez-le/les documents à la salle trois

send around

(American English)
= → send round

send away

1 send away for [something]
commander [quelque chose] par correspondance
2 send [somebody/something] away
faire partir, renvoyer
(person)
3to send a child away to boarding school
envoyer un enfant en pension
to send an appliance away to be mended
envoyer un appareil chez le fabricant pour le faire réparer

send down

1 send [somebody/something] down, send down [somebody/something] send him down to the second floor
dites-lui de descendre au deuxième étage
can you send it down to me?
pouvez-vous me le faire parvenir?
2 send [somebody] down 2.1 (British English) (University)
renvoyer [quelqu'un] de l'université
for pour for doing pour avoir fait
2.2
[informal]
(British English) (put in prison)
mettre or envoyer quelqu'un en prison
he was sent down for ten years for armed robbery
il a été condamné à dix ans pour vol à main armée

send for

send for [somebody/something]
(doctor, taxi, plumber)
(reinforcements)
the headmaster has sent for you
le directeur te réclame

send forth

send forth [somebody/something] [literary]
(messenger, army, ray of light)

send in

send [somebody/something] in, send in [somebody/something]
(letter, form)
(police, troops)
faire entrer
(visitor)
to send in one's application
poser sa candidature

send off

1 send off for [something]
commander [quelque chose] par correspondance
2 send [something] off, send off [something] (post)
(letter, parcel, form)
3 send [somebody] off, send off [somebody] (Sport)
(player) for pour for doing pour avoir fait
4 send [somebody] off to
envoyer [quelqu'un] à
(shops, school)
to send [somebody] off to do
envoyer [quelqu'un] faire

send on

1 send [somebody] on (ahead) (Military) (as scout)
envoyer [quelqu'un] en éclaireur
send him on ahead to open up the shop
dites-lui de partir devant ouvrir le magasin
2 send [something] on, send on [something] 2.1 (send in advance)
expédier [quelque chose] à l'avance
(luggage)
2.2 (forward)
faire suivre
(letter, mail)

send out

1 send out for [something]
envoyer quelqu'un chercher
(sandwich, newspaper)
2 send [something] out, send out [something] 2.1 (post)
(letters, leaflets)
2.2 (emit)
(light, heat, flames)
(produce) (tree, plant) (leaf, bud, creeper)
3 send [somebody] out
(pupil)
4 send [somebody] out for
envoyer [quelqu'un] chercher
(pizza, sandwich)

send round

(British English)
send [somebody/something] round, send round [somebody/something] 1.1 (circulate)
(letter, memo etc)
1.2 (cause to go)
(person, object)
I've sent him round to my neighbour's
je l'ai envoyé chez le voisin

send up

1 send [something] up (post) send your ideas up to the BBC
envoyez vos idées à la BBC
2 send [somebody] up (informal) (American English) (put in prison)
mettre or envoyer [quelqu'un] en prison
3 send [somebody/something] up, send up [somebody/something] 3.1 (into sky, space)
(astronaut, probe)
3.2 (to upper floor) See examples: you can send him up now
vous pouvez lui dire de monter maintenant
can you send it up to me?
pouvez-vous me le faire parvenir?
3.3
[informal]
(British English) (parody)
(person, institution)

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