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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysend for
he/she/itsends for
present participlesending for
past tensesent for
past participlesent for

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    send for someone to ask for someone to come to you

    I think we should send for a doctor.

  2. 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 catalog.

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