From Middle English onsenden, from Old English onsendan (“to send out, send forth, transmit, yield up, offer to”), equivalent to on- + send.
onsend (third-person singular simple present onsends, present participle onsending, simple past and past participle onsent)
- (transitive) To send; send on; send out; forward; transmit.
- 2001, Julia Rosalyn Baird, Copyright and the Internet:
- Through machines' capacity to store and forward, the packet of information or file can sit wherever it is until the machine is able to onsend it.
- 2009, Brendan Howley, John J. Loftus, The Witness Tree:
- [...] to be routed through Reichsmarschall Goering's liaison to Party Leader Bormann for permission to onsend to Sicherheitsdienst/OKW/appropriate Luftforschungsamt ...