send up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] informal
present tense
I/you/we/theysend up
he/she/itsends up
present participlesending up
past tensesent up
past participlesent up
  1. 1
    to make someone seem silly by pretending to speak or behave like them
  2. 2
    American to send someone to prison

    He was sent up for 10 years.

See also main entry: send