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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysend in
he/she/itsends in
present participlesending in
past tensesent in
past participlesent in

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    to arrange for people or equipment to go to a place

    Government forces were sent in to fight the rebellion.

  2. 2
    to send a letter or document to an organization

    Entry forms must be sent in by December 21.

    Keep sending your letters and suggestions in to the BBC.

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