Definition of Send for

1. Verb. Order, request, or command to come. "Sam cannot send for Sue "; "Call the police!"

Exact synonyms: Call
Generic synonyms: Enjoin, Order, Say, Tell
Related verbs: Call, Call
Specialized synonyms: Cite, Summon, Summons, Beep, Call Back, Recall, Call In, Lift, Muster, Hail, Summon, Call Up, Mobilise, Mobilize, Rally
Also: Call Forth, Call Forth, Call Up
Derivative terms: Caller

Definition of Send for

1. Verb. To order or summon (a person) to one's presence. ¹

2. Verb. To send away for, to request a delivery of. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Send For

send a message
send around
send away
send away for
send back
send down
send for (current term)
send forth
send her down Hughie
send in
send off
send offs
send on
send out
send out for
send packing
send shivers down someone's spine
send somebody packing
send to Coventry
send to the glue factory
send up

Literary usage of Send for

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1887)
"Send send for circular.* circulars. ANKLETS for lame and weak ankles. Price $2 each. ... send for circular. Price $i each by mail. Send size ot neck. ..."

2. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"Don't send for me again, for I won't appear, no, not if you summon me by the police." After this, the good Cardinal tried several times to let me know that ..."

3. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"send for illustrated booklet. MC MITCHELL, Principal. ... send for illustrated circular to ALBERT EDWARD BAILEY, AB (Harvard) WEST NEWTON • • MASSACHUSETTS ..."

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