What Does S2R Mean in a Text?

S2R means "Send To Receive." S2R is used in text-based chat as a request to exchange pictures. S2R is the online equivalent of saying "I'll show you mine, if you show me yours."

"Send To Receive" is also abbreviated as STR.

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When I write S2R, I mean this:

meaning of S2R

S2R: I'll show you mine if you show me yours.

Summary of Key Points

"Send To Receive" is the most common definition for S2R on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Send To Receive
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of S2R in Sentences

Here are examples of S2R being used in conversations:
  • Terri: I would love to know what you look like.
  • Pete: S2R?
  • Anita: If I send you a photo, will you send me one?
  • Sam: S2R? Of course, no problem.

An Academic Look at S2R

S2R is defined as an "internet slang term" by our team because some of its characters are used as substitutes for letters. "Slang terms" differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Neither the abbreviation S2R nor the phrase "Send To Receive" existed before the digital era.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of S2R Used in a Text

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