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Definition of send for in English:

1Order or instruct (someone) to come to one; summon: if you don’t go I shall send for the police
More example sentences
  • Iokaste sends for Oedipus and instructs the Corinthian to inform him of the news.
  • Niko's wounds would heal quickly enough and I instructed the Captain to send for the physician in the morning.
  • ‘I shall be sending for you and we shall marry and live together in France,’ he told me.
Synonyms
call, call for, call in, summon, ask to come, request, request the presence/attendance of, order, contact, fetch
1.1Order by post: send for our mail order catalogue
More example sentences
  • I sent for a copy and when I glanced through it, I thought it was really great.
  • In order to do this effectively it may be given powers equivalent to those of the High Court to summon witnesses, send for documents, administer oaths, etc.
  • We phoned a place in Toronto to send for replacement instruments, but made the mistake of telling them they'd probably been stolen.
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