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Definition 1: order, request, or command to come - [verb of communication]

Samples where send for or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was called into the director's office
  • Call the police!

Synonyms for send for in the sense of this definition

(send for is a kind of ...) give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

"I said to him to go home" "She ordered him to do the shopping" "The mother told the child to get dressed"

(... is a kind of send for ) call to arms; of military personnel

(... is a kind of send for ) ask to come

"summon a lawyer"

(... is a kind of send for ) call for

"hail a cab"

(... is a kind of send for ) call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc.

(... is a kind of send for ) call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

(... is a kind of send for ) summon to a particular activity or employment

"Experts were called in"

(... is a kind of send for ) summon to return

"The ambassador was recalled to his country" "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"

(... is a kind of send for ) call, summon, or alert with a beeper

(... is a kind of send for ) call in an official matter, such as to attend court

(send for has a similar meaning as ...) order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role

"He was already called 4 times for jury duty" "They called him to active military duty"

(send for has a similar meaning as ...) call a meeting; invite or command to meet

"The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'" "The new dean calls meetings every week"

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