Meanings

1.
to send to someone
(Sounds more "targeted" than "jemandem senden". ONLY used for mail, real and electronic. You may also see the past forms as "zusandte" and "hat zugesandt" but "gesendet" is the better choice.)
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Root: *sent-

The core idea of this root was:

going in a direction, heading

It’s the origin of to send which is essentially “make go in a direction”, but arguably the more interesting branch is the one around sense, sensible and the German der Sinn, which evolved from the idea of mentally going in a direction.
Other words that also belong here:

  • consent, consensus (“having the same mental direction”)
  • dissent (“going in a different direction”)
  • resent (“going in a bad direction”)
  • sensation
  • sensor
  • scent
  • sensibility
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