To send for
Send Send, v. i. 1. To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand. [1913 Webster]

See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head? --2 Kings vi. 32. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) To pitch; as, the ship sends forward so violently as to endanger her masts. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

{To send for}, to request or require by message to come or be brought. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • send for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms send for : present tense I/you/we/they send for he/she/it sends for present participle sending for past tense sent for past participle sent for 1) send for someone to ask for someone to come to you I think we… …   English dictionary

  • send for someone — send for (someone) to request or demand that someone come to you. Knowing he was extremely ill, we sent for his family …   New idioms dictionary

  • send for — (someone) to request or demand that someone come to you. Knowing he was extremely ill, we sent for his family …   New idioms dictionary

  • send for something — send for (something) to request that something be sent or brought to you. She sent for catalogs and read lots of books before she started the garden …   New idioms dictionary

  • send for — (something) to request that something be sent or brought to you. She sent for catalogs and read lots of books before she started the garden …   New idioms dictionary

  • send for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you send for someone, you send them a message asking them to come and see you. [V P n] I ve sent for the doctor. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you send for something, you write and ask for it to be sent to you. [V P n] Send for your free… …   English dictionary

  • send for sb — UK US send for sb Phrasal Verb with send({{}}/send/ verb [T] (sent, sent) ► to send someone a message asking them to come to see you: »The hotel sent for a doctor …   Financial and business terms

  • To send packing — Pack Pack, v. i. 1. To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation. [1913 Webster] 2. To admit of stowage, or of making up for transportation or storage; to become compressed or to settle together, so as to form …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • send for — verb a) To order or summon (a person) to ones presence. b) To send away for, to request a delivery of. See Also: send out for …   Wiktionary

  • To send to Coventry — Coventry Cov en*try (k?v en tr?), n. A town in the county of Warwick, England. [1913 Webster] {To send to Coventry}, to exclude from society; to shut out from social intercourse, as for ungentlemanly conduct. {Coventry blue}, blue thread of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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