the thing which comes after the first
  1. Usage
    to second a motion
    to be the first person to support a proposal put forward by someone else
    ExampleMrs Smith seconded the motion or The motion was seconded by Mrs Smith.
  2. to lend a member of staff to another company, organisation or department for a fixed period of time
    ExampleHe was seconded to the Department of Trade for two years.

Use second in a sentence

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