Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

send off - definition and synonyms

Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

Close

Thesaurus

The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.

more
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
Close
present tense
I/you/we/theysend off
he/she/itsends off
present participlesending off
past tensesent off
past participlesent off
  1. 1
    to post something to someone
    I must get the parcel sent off tomorrow.
    Synonyms and related words
  2. 2
    to arrange for someone to go somewhere
    We’ve sent the children off to the zoo for the afternoon.
    Synonyms and related words
See also main entry: send

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

brain fade

a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog