Synonyms for send up

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : send-uhp
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɛndˌʌp

Top 10 synonyms for send up Other synonyms for the word send up

Définition of send up

Origin :
  • 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.
  • As in lampoon : noun parody, satire
  • As in mockery : noun joke, parody
  • As in parody : noun imitation, spoof
  • As in satire : noun ridicule intended to expose truth
  • As in spoof : noun trick, mockery
  • As in takeoff : noun mockery, satire
  • As in travesty : noun spoof, ridicule
  • As in burlesque : noun bawdy show; vaudeville
  • As in caricature : noun exaggerated description in writing, drawing
  • As in lampoonery : noun satire
  • As in comedy : noun funny entertainment
  • As in imprison : verb confine; put in jail
  • As in jail : verb incarcerate
  • As in lampoon : verb ridicule, make fun of
  • As in mock : verb mimic
  • As in parody : verb imitate, spoof
  • As in restrict : verb confine, limit situation or ability to participate
  • As in ridicule : verb make contemptuous fun of something or someone
  • As in take off : verb mock, satirize
  • As in tease : verb aggravate, provoke
  • As in travesty : verb ridicule, spoof
  • As in twit : verb ridicule
  • As in condemn : verb blame, convict
  • As in confine : verb enclose, limit
  • As in convict : verb find guilty
  • As in curb : verb repress, restrict
  • As in demoralize : verb depress, unnerve
  • As in detain : verb hold, keep back; arrest
  • As in heighten : verb intensify
  • As in imitate : verb pretend to be; do an impression of
Example sentences :
  • The mere mention of him suffices to send up a paper's sales!
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • "I'll not send up my name when I inquire at the desk," Frank answered.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • I will send up and get it for you, if you would like to hear it.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; » by Various
  • Those in camp on seeing this should send up one smoke, which means, "Camp is here."
  • Extract from : « Boy Scouts Handbook » by Boy Scouts of America
  • You were just going to send up a Coston light, now weren't you, Daddy?
  • Extract from : « Janet of the Dunes » by Harriet T. Comstock
  • I will send up your cloak, which is barely bigger than a fig leaf, when I can.
  • Extract from : « Letters of Edward FitzGerald » by Edward FitzGerald
  • There was a knock on the door and there was her breakfast, the best that cook could send up.
  • Extract from : « The Girl Scouts at Home » by Katherine Keene Galt
  • You send up word you're here and leave me out o' sight somewhere.
  • Extract from : « The Tyranny of the Dark » by Hamlin Garland
  • If I have any more news then, I will also send up a letter to you.
  • Extract from : « Across the Spanish Main » by Harry Collingwood
  • And I will send up another supply of provisions, said Mr. Warren.
  • Extract from : « Golden Days for Boys and Girls » by Various

Antonyms for send up

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