Definitions

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  • v. To introduce a substitute into the game.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

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Examples

  • He left his unhappy and blasphemous 21C to send on the rest as and when they arrived.

    First Clash

  • The above quotation shows that he intended this to be more than a “courtesy resignation,” a term traditionally applied to the kind of leave-takings which Ambassadors usually send on the formation of a new administration, or at the beginning of a new Presidential term, for the purpose of giving the President the opportunity of reorganizing his official family.

    The Life and Letters of Walter H Page

  • A card for a dress-show; a shooting invitation for Clem; two dinner-parties; three sherry-parties; a highly aperitive notice of some chamber-music concerts; and a letter from Vin at school -- would she please send on his umbrella, his camera, and his fountain-pen, which leaked rather?

    Mrs. Miniver

  • The Special Branch warned me that Mr. Losse’s work was important and they gave me some phoney stuff I could send on to Kan when he got discontented.

    Died in the Wool

  • Once Pheme saw the roses and the card they’d asked Hermes Floral Delivery to send on Ares’s behalf, it wouldn’t be long before Ares and Medusa’s names would be paired together on everyone’s lips.

    Aphrodite the Beauty

  • The little council at La Rabida now cast round their eyes for an ambassador to send on this momentous mission.

    Good Stories for Great Holidays

  • A. length, on the 21st January 1788, Mr. Commissioner Smith reported that this committee thought none of the three dissertations amounted either to a solution or an approximation to a solution of the Count's problem, but that one of them was a work of great merit, and the society asked Mr.A. Fraser Tytler, one of their secretaries, to send on this opinion to the Count as their verdict. [

    Life of Adam Smith

  • The Air Force pair, duly completed, now reposed upstairs in the left-hand top drawer of Miss Fell’s spare bedroom, waiting for the address which she had asked her niece Ethel to send on to her as soon as possible.

    The Key

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