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- n. Alternative form of sendoff.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A start, as on a journey or career of any kind, or a demonstration of good-will on the occasion of such a departure; a speeding: as, his friends gave him a hearty send-off; an enthusiastic send-off to an actor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an organized expression of goodwill at the start of a trip or new venture
- n. a start given to contestants
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DTL Fans not thrilled by Reyes' batting-title send-off
Kudos to Sony for giving a proper send-off to a place that so many people had loved and played in.
At least he got a better send-off than ADA Serena Southerlyn.
The three-time FIFA world Player of the Year was given an emotional send-off during Tuesday night's friendly match against Romania in Sao Paulo.
The nation's favourite agony aunt and health campaigner, the late Claire Rayner, is to receive a triumphant send-off this summer when an all-star cast assembles in London to stage an evening of comedy, music and anecdote in her memory.
After the ballet we took the elevator down to the ground floor and wound our way through the tented walkway to the festive Cuban-inspired dinner since the evening was a dazzling send-off for Jose Manuel Carreno, a principal dancer who is retiring this season.
Relatively few of us get the slow warm send-off from the hospice.
I felt like that was my send-off and that mentally this was business time.
The paper that is receiving the kind of send-off coverage normally reserved for a princess has printed its last and Elton was right - sorry seems to be the hardest word.
Just a nice, simple send-off after 50 years of marriage.