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πέμπω send, despatch, Il., etc.; of a ship, to convey, carry, Od.; c. dupl. acc., ὁδὸν π. τινά to conduct one on his way Soph. send forth or away, dismiss, like ἀποπέμπω, to send home, Hom.; χρὴ ξεῖνον παρεόντα φιλεῖν, ἐθέλοντα δὲ πέμπειν, "welcome the coming, speed the parting guest, " Od.
2.of missiles, to discharge, shoot forth, Hes.
3.of words, to send forth, utter, Aesch., Soph. conduct, convoy, escort, Lat. deduco, Hom., etc.; πέμπων absol., of Hermes, Soph.:— πομπὴν πέμπειν to conduct a procession, Hdt., Thuc.; π. χορούς Eur., Xen.: in Pass., πέμπεσθαι Διονύσωι to be carried in procession in his honour, Hdt. send with one, give as provision for a journey, Od., Hdt., etc. ἀναπέμπω, to send up, produce, Soph. Mid., πέμπεσθαί τινα, μεταπέμπεσθαι, to send for one, Soph., Eur. send for oneself, to send in one's own service or cause some one to be sent, Soph.

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