Go vs Send - What's the difference?

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In context|slang|dated|lang=en terms the difference between go and send

is that go is (slang|dated) a circumstance or occurrence; an incident while send is (slang|dated) to excite, delight, or thrill (someone).

As verbs the difference between go and send

is that go is to move: while send is to make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another.

As nouns the difference between go and send

is that go is (lb) the act of going or go can be (board game) a strategic board game, originally from china, in which two players (black and white) attempt to control the largest area of the board with their counters while send is (telecommunications) an operation in which data is transmitted.

go

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • , a province of Indonesia.
  • , a state of Brazil.
  • Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (head)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    send

    English

    Verb

  • To make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author=(Jonathan Freedland)
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Now we are liberal with our innermost secrets, spraying them into the public ether with a generosity our forebears could not have imagined. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet.}}
  • (slang, dated) To excite, delight, or thrill (someone).
  • * 1947 , (Robertson Davies), (The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks) , Clarke, Irwin & Co., page 183,
  • The train had an excellent whistle which sent' me, just as Sinatra ' sends the bobby-sockers.
  • * 1957', (Sam Cooke), ,
  • Darling you send' me / I know you ' send me
  • * 1991 , , "(Set Adrift on Memory Bliss)",
  • Baby you send me.
  • To bring to a certain condition
  • * 1913 , ,
  • “I suppose,” blurted Clara suddenly, “she wants a man.”
    The other two were silent for a few moments.
    “But it’s the loneliness sends her cracked,” said Paul.
  • To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand.
  • * Bible, 2 Kings vi. 32
  • See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head?
  • To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; sometimes followed by a dependent proposition.
  • * Shakespeare
  • God send him well!
  • * Bible, Deuteronomy xxviii. 20
  • The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • God send your mission may bring back peace.
  • (nautical) To pitch.
  • * Totten
  • The ship sends forward so violently as to endanger her masts.

    Synonyms

    * (make something go somewhere) emit, broadcast, mail

    Derived terms

    * besend * downsend * foresend * forsend * forthsend * insend * missend * offsend * onsend * outsend * oversend * send a message * send around * send away * send back * send down * send for * send in * send off/send-off * send on * send out * send someone packing * send someone to the showers * send to Coventry * send up/send-up * upsend

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (telecommunications) An operation in which data is transmitted.
  • sends and receives
  • (nautical)
  • The send of the sea. — Longfellow.

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