send away

send away

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see send, away
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To dismiss from one's presence.
    The salesman was taking up too much time with his nonsense, so I sent him away.
  3. (idiomatic, transitive) To send to a particular place for a long time, as a family member, an employee, etc.
    We are going to send our son away to live with his uncle in America for a year.

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