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μετα-πέμπω, send after or for, Ἀγαμέμνονος πέμψαντος ..μέτα having sent for thee, E.Hec.504; παρ' Εὐχαρίδου τρεῖς ἄγλιθας μετέπεμψα Ar.V.680.

II. mostly in Med., μεταπέμπεσθαί τινα summon, Hdt.1.41, al., Ar.Ach.1087, al., Antipho 1.15, etc.; of things, send for, σῖτον OGI56.17 (Canopus, iii B.C.), etc.: Th. uses Act. and Med. indifferently, cf. 1.112,4.30,6.52, with 2.29, 5.82:—
Pass., μεταπεμφθῆναι to be sent for, D.28.14, cf. Pl.Prt.319b; ἐξ Ἀθηνῶν μεταπεπέμφθαι Phld.Mus.p.28 K.