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send forth

To cause, compel, instruct, or direct someone or something to travel forward or outward from some point or place. A noun or pronoun can be used between "send" and "forth." Teams from across the country will send their projects forth for a chance to win the 45th Annual National Science Fair. The group sent me forth to speak to the police officer and explain what we were doing there. Tom sent forth a bone-rattling scream as I pulled the arrow out of his arm.
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send forth

v.
To cause something to go outward from a source: The rulers sent the army forth to threaten the approaching invaders. The wounded soldier sent forth a cry of pain.
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I am calling on bishops to convene us, dialogue with us, survey the ways we can form teams of retired priests, empower us and send us forth with renewed energy and commitment to serve the Lord and his people.
* Does the Mass send us forth with a sense of urgency and empowerment to "love and serve the Lord" and transform the world?
The purpose of the parish council is to help the parish better prepare us and send us forth into the world.
For what is its purpose if not to send us forth to live the gospel in the world?