call


call
1. verb
1)

'Wait for me!' she called

Syn:
cry out, shout, yell, sing out, chant, exclaim; informal holler
2)

Mum called me in the morning

Syn:
wake (up), awaken, rouse; Brit.; informal knock up
3)

I'll call you tomorrow

Syn:
phone, telephone, give someone a call; Brit. ring (up), give someone a ring; informal call up; Brit.; informal give someone a bell, get someone on the blower; N.Amer.; informal get someone on the horn
4)

Rose called a taxi

Syn:
summon, send for, order
5)

he called at Ashgrove Cottage

Syn:
pay a visit to, visit, call/drop/look in on, drop/stop by, pop into, nip over to
6)

the prime minister called a meeting

Syn:
convene, summon, assemble
7)

they called their daughter Hannah

Syn:
name, christen, baptize, designate, style, term, dub
8)

I would call him a friend

Syn:
describe as, regard as, look on as, think of as, consider to be
2. noun
1)

I heard calls from the auditorium

Syn:
cry, shout, yell, chant, exclamation; informal holler
2)

the call of the barn owl

Syn:
cry, song
3)

I'll give you a call tomorrow

Syn:
phone call, telephone call; Brit. ring; informal buzz; Brit.; informal bell
4)

a call for party unity

Syn:
appeal, request, plea
5)

there's no call for that kind of language

Syn:
need, necessity, reason, justification, excuse
6)

there's no call for expensive wine here

Syn:
demand, desire, market
7)

the call of the Cairngorms

Syn:
attraction, appeal, lure, allure, pull, draw
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  • Call — (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar to praise …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • call — [kôl] vt. [ME callen < Late OE ceallian & or < ON kalla < IE base * gal , to scream, shriek > Brythonic galw, call, Ger klage & (?) MIr gall, swan] 1. to say or read in a loud tone; shout; announce [to call the names of stations] 2.… …   English World dictionary

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  • Call — Call, v. i. 1. To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; sometimes with to. [1913 Webster] You must call to the nurse. Shak. [1913 Webster] The angel of God called to Hagar. Gen. xxi. 17. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a demand,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English