send for

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 should send for a doctor.

2) send for something to arrange for something to come to you or be delivered to you

In the end we had to send for an ambulance.

I've sent for their latest catalogue.

English dictionary. 2014.

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