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

Related meanings

  1. 1
    to send a lot of copies of the same document to a large number of people

    We sent out 300 invitations to our gallery opening.

  2. 2
    to allow a substance such as smoke or chemicals to escape into the atmosphere

    The factory sends out toxic gases into the surrounding countryside.

  3. 3
    to send someone to a place for a particular purpose

    We sent out a search party to look for the missing climbers.

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