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Send Up

Definition of the verb Send Up

What does Send Up mean as a doing phrase?


  1. [transitive, idiomatic]To imitate someone or something for the purpose of satirical humour.
  2. [transitive, idiomatic]To make prices or temperatures etc. rise.
  3. [transitive, idiomatic][US, slang] To be put in prison.

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Google previewWintu Dictionary (1985)

by Harvey Pitkin

ol-yi'la to send up in the air, to throw up yi'laA (variant of yilaA) gopher, see (yil) heavy yod see (yOd) pick, pluck yo see under {yo'} supernatural, poison, curse.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1775)

Answering at Once the Purposes of Rhyming, Spelling, and Pronouncing. On a Plan Not Hitherto Attempted ... To which is Prefixed a Copious Introduction to the Various Uses of the Work ... and for the Purposes of Poetry is Added an Index of Allowable Rhymes by John Walker

To send up or pass in ...

Google previewA Valency Dictionary of English (2004)

A Corpus-based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives by Thomas Herbst

Zappa was brazenly smashing icons, daring to send up the Beatles and Rolling Stones on the album, ' We're Only In It For The Money'. (= imitate and make fun of) senior adjective P1 attr A ...

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Quotes about Send Up

Room service? Send up a larger room. (Groucho Marx)
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