send for

Definitions

  • Wanted Me to Send For a Doctor 035
    Wanted Me to Send For a Doctor 035
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v send for order, request, or command to come "She was called into the director's office","Call the police!"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During the California gold rush of 1849, miners sent their laundry to Honolulu for washing and pressing. Due to the extremely high costs in California during these boom years, it was deemed more feasible to send their shirts to Hawaii for servicing.
    • Send for to require by message to come or be brought
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “I did send to you for certain sums of gold, which you denied me.”
  • Moses Hadas
    Moses Hadas
    “Thank you for sending me a copy of your book -- I'll waste no time reading it.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “A Friendship that's sincere are true. Gives joy like nothing else will do; That's why glad hearts look up and send A prayer of thanks for faithful friends.”
  • Rex Reed
    Rex Reed
    “In Hollywood if you don't have happiness you send out for it.”
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl%20Kraus
    “When a culture feels that its end has come, it sends for a priest.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. sendan; Ice. senda, Goth. sandjan, Ger. senden.

Usage

In literature:

Send for new and beautifully illustrated Calendar, free, to, E. TOURJEE, DIR., FRANKLIN SQUARE, BOSTON.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
We send for a hundred men, an' it saves Swinnerton the trouble an' expense of a wire.
"Under Handicap" by Jackson Gregory
If he rebels, send for me.
"A Crooked Path" by Mrs. Alexander
If there was only some one to send for it!
"Fifty Famous Stories Retold" by James Baldwin
Should there be any signs of it returning we would with unshaken faith send for more medicine.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Send for catalogue of outfits for amateurs or artisans.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
Krantzer had sense enough to order out the wrecker, and send for me.
"Danger Signals" by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
There was no thought of sending for a leech.
"Both Sides the Border" by G. A. Henty
If he don't come home this day, I shall send for my brother and force an account of my property from Judge Custis!
"The Entailed Hat" by George Alfred Townsend
Send for descriptive Price List.
"Scientific American, Volume XXIV., No. 12, March 18, 1871" by Various
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In poetry:

Yet we send them o'er the sea!
Youthful sons of Italy,
They are bound for Tripoli,
Tripoli!
"Tripoli" by John Lawson Stoddard
Who is it, when one starts for th' day
A cheerin word is apt to say,
At sends yo leeter on yor way?
A wife.
"A Wife [1]" by John Hartley
For ever blessed be the Lord,
My Savior and my shield;
He sends his Spirit with his word,
To arm me for the field.
"Psalm 144 part 1" by Isaac Watts
As God an angel with Tobias sent
For his attendant, wheresoe'er he went:
So shall he speedy succour send to all,
Who shall on him, e'en now, for succour call.
"Advice, To The Traveller" by Rees Prichard
Thus takes the Nightingale her leave of me;
I pray to God with her always to be,
And joy of love to send her evermore;
And shield us from the Cuckoo and her lore,
For there is not so false a bird as she.
"From The Cuckoo And The Nightingale" by William Wordsworth
Send them home tenderly, Our martyr'd and brave,
With the stripes and stars round them, All robed for the grave.
Bereaved mothers shall clasp them In pride to their breast,
And the good of our nation Shall weep where they rest.
"Send Them Home Tenderly" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Ted Lieu , termed-out Assemblyman and Democratic candidate for California State Senate, and his surrogates, send me something almost everyday.
Thanks to my friend Riley Brown for sending this to me.
I was just reading the article about the San Juan-Chama project and thought I'd send you a quick note to thank you for your balanced coverage of a very complex issue.
Rush Limbaugh criticized Obama last October for sending US troops to kill Joseph Kony's 'Christian' fighters.
Whenever I chat, readers will send in trade suggestions or ask for an opinion on rumors they've read on the Internet.
Karl Shoemaker has a simple resolution for his senior year: don't get the "ticket," the slip of paper from school that sends him to group therapy during school hours.
A Northwest-based company is under fire for sending questionable magazine subscription billings and renewal notices to consumers nationwide.
Gregg Bell sends along word from Los Angeles that he's just signed a new client for his Wanted Management company.
One local group is sending out calls for help at its event next month.
Paul Chambers was originally fined £385 ($603) for sending a " menacing tweet".
A's send Mortensen to Rox for minor leaguer .
A fire broke out in the early morning hours today at Howell Township's Fairlawn Estates Mobile Home Park, sending a two-year-old girl to the hospital for severe burns.
If you use the same place all the time for oil change s, they have a good idea when the 3000 miles have passed, and they send you a somewhat urgent postcard, and they may even call you to further to add a little urgency.
FOR decades, Connecticut theaters have been sending productions to New York City.
In order for movement to occur, our brain must send impulses to our muscles.
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In science:

For any fixed x ∈ ¯Bλ \ {0}, send i → ∞, we have uλ(x) ≤ u(x).
A general Liouville type theorem for some conformally invariant fully nonlinear equations
Kapovich for sending us the preprint [Ka-Mi-L1] and R.
Thompson's conjecture for real semi-simple Lie groups
By , the natural homomorphism G+ → G which sends s to s for all s ∈ S is injective.
Artin groups of spherical type up to isomorphism
Consider the homomorphism deg : G → Z which sends s to 1 for all s ∈ S .
Artin groups of spherical type up to isomorphism
Differentiating (19) for uσ = δ(σ, 0) with respect to h, sending first N → ∞ and then h → 0 from above, one can show that the stable solution s0 (γ , q) of (24) is nothing but the average fraction of vertices in the largest component s0 = S0/N in an ensemble of random graphs with biased probability (5).
On large deviation properties of Erdos-Renyi random graphs
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