send word (to one)

send word (to one)

To pass along a message to one, especially when one is far away or difficult to reach. We're sending word to our agents in the field to call off their investigation for the time being. Please send word as soon as you have arrived in Japan.
See also: send, word

send word to someone

to get a message to someone by any means. I will send word to her as soon as I have something to report. Tom sent word to Bill just in time.
See also: send, word