Meaning: to ask for someone to come to you, or to ask for something to be sent to youSynonym: summon (formal)
- send for sb/sth If someone gets hurt, send for an ambulance and a doctor straight away.
- send for sb/sth After her car broke down, Lisa sent for a tow truck to come and take it to a garage.
send for: ambulance, doctor, mechanic, plumber, taxi, courier, tow truck
If you have a pipe leaking water onto your kitchen floor, you should send for