I wish you could send down your cart to fetch it from there to Padstow.
To encourage you I will send down a book, now and then, and you may send me a poem.
I will send down a carriage for her, with a line in my own hand.
But if I should be compelled to send down my excuses, you will understand.'
How would it do to send down a committee of five to interview him, and to ask him what he has to say for himself?
What engineer can you send down there and handle the thing for us?
Then I tell him he's to send down for the best doctor in Red Gap at my expense and keep him with the child till it's well.
After you get them up you may send down a couple of men with some provisions and their hatchets.
Fragments of horse-chestnut bark thrown upon the water also send down beautiful cloud-like strife.
They said that morning they thought they'd have to send down the Cape for an "expert."
Old English sendan "send, send forth; throw, impel," from Proto-Germanic *sandijan (cf. Old Saxon sendian, Old Norse and Old Frisian senda, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch senden, Dutch zenden, German senden, Gothic sandjan), causative form of base *sinþan, denoting "go, journey" (source of Old English sið "way, journey," Old Norse sinn, Gothic sinþs "going, walk, time"), from PIE root *sent- "to head for, go" (cf. Lithuanian siusti "send;" see sense (n.)).
Also used in Old English of divine ordinance (e.g. godsend, from Old English sand "messenger, message," from Proto-Germanic *sandaz "that which is sent"). Slang sense of "to transport with emotion, delight" is recorded from 1932, in American English jazz slang.
To send or be sent to prison (1840+)
To arouse keen admiration, esp as an ecstatic response; excite; TURN someone ON: Bessie Smith really sent him (1932+ Jazz talk)