send etymology

English word send comes from Proto-Indo-European *snt-, and later Proto-Germanic *sinþaną (To go, to wander.)

Detailed word origin of send

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*snt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sinþaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go, to wander.
*sandijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To send.
sendan Old English (ang) To send.
senden Middle English (enm) (transitive) to send.
send English (eng) (intransitive) To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand.. (nautical) To pitch.. (slang, dated) To excite, delight, or thrill (someone).. (transitive) To make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another.. To bring to a certain condition.. To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; sometimes followed by a dependent [...]

Words with the same origin as send

Descendants of *snt-
dial sin sinful sinner sun sundown sunglasses sunlight sunny sunrise sunset sunshine