send for

send for
phrasal to request by message to come ; summon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • send for — ► send for 1) order (someone) to come. 2) order by post. Main Entry: ↑send …   English terms 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) 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 — index call (summon), request, subpoena, summon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • send for — verb order, request, or command to come (Freq. 4) She was called into the director s office Call the police! • Syn: ↑call • See Also: ↑call forth (for: ↑cal …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — 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 — phr verb Send for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑catalogue, ↑doctor, ↑help, ↑reinforcement …   Collocations dictionary

  • 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

  • send for — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. send away for, order, request, write away for; see ask 1 , obtain 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To demand to appear, come, or assemble: call, convene, convoke, muster, summon. See REQUEST. II verb See send …   English dictionary for students

  • send for — Synonyms and related words: bid come, call, call away, call back, call for, call forth, call in, call out, call together, call up, cite, conjure, conjure up, convene, convoke, demand, evoke, indent, invoke, muster, muster up, order up, page,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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