Definition of Send packing

1. Verb. Stop associating with. "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Send Packing

send a message
send around
send away
send away for
send back
send down
send for
send forth
send her down Hughie
send in
send off
send offs
send on
send out
send out for
send packing (current term)
send shivers down someone's spine
send somebody packing
send to Coventry
send to the glue factory
send up
send word
sendable
sendal
sendaline
sendals
sended
sendee
sender
senders

Literary usage of Send packing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget, Samuel Romilly Roget (1879)
"... turn -, bundle- out ; throw overboard ; give the sack to ; send -packing, - about one's business, - to the right about ; strike off the roll &c. ..."

2. Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged So as to by Peter Mark Roget (1916)
"... turn -, bundle- out; throw overboard; give the sack to ; send -packing, - about one's business, - to the right about; I strike off the roll &c. ..."

3. Readings in Modern European History: A Collection of Extracts from the by James Harvey Robinson, Charles Austin Beard (1908)
"I look out for good officers, but the debauched ones I send packing. Such people of whatever rank I think no acquisition to my service. ..."

4. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"... turn -, bundle- out; throw overboard; give the sack to; send -packing, - about one's business, - to the right about; strike off the roll &c. ..."

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