send off - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
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.

  2. 2
    to arrange for someone to go somewhere

    We’ve sent the children off to the zoo for the afternoon.

  3. 3
    British to tell a sports player officially to leave the sports field because they have done something that is not allowed by the rules

    He was sent off for arguing with the referee.

See also main entry: send