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call (n)
Definition: a loud utterance
Example: the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience.
Definition: a loud utterance
Example: the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience.
Definition: a loud utterance
Example: the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience.
call (n)
Definition: the characteristic sound produced by a bird
Example: a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age.
Definition: the characteristic sound produced by a bird
Example: a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age.
Definition: the characteristic sound produced by a bird
Example: a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age.
call (v)
Definition: rouse somebody from sleep with a call
Example: I was called at 5 A.M. this morning.
call (v)
Definition: rouse somebody from sleep with a call
Example: I was called at 5 A.M. this morning.
call (v)
Definition: rouse somebody from sleep with a call
Example: I was called at 5 A.M. this morning.
call (v)
Definition: order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
Example: He was already called 4 times for jury duty. They called him to active military duty.
call (v)
Definition: order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
Example: He was already called 4 times for jury duty. They called him to active military duty.
call (v)
Definition: order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
Example: He was already called 4 times for jury duty. They called him to active military duty.
call (n)
Definition: a visit in an official or professional capacity
Example: the pastor's calls on his parishioners. the salesman's call on a customer.
call (n)
Definition: a visit in an official or professional capacity
Example: the pastor's calls on his parishioners. the salesman's call on a customer.
call (n)
Definition: a visit in an official or professional capacity
Example: the pastor's calls on his parishioners. the salesman's call on a customer.
call (v)
Definition: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
Example: I tried to call you all night. Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.
Definition: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
Example: I tried to call you all night. Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.
Definition: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
Example: I tried to call you all night. Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.
call (v)
Definition: challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement
Example: He deserves to be called on that.
call (v)
Definition: challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement
Example: He deserves to be called on that.
call (v)
Definition: challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement
Example: He deserves to be called on that.
call (v)
Definition: make a prediction about
Example: Call the outcome of an election.
Definition: make a prediction about
Example: Call the outcome of an election.
Definition: make a prediction about
Example: Call the outcome of an election.
call (n)
Definition: an instruction that interrupts the program being executed
Example: Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed.
call (n)
Definition: an instruction that interrupts the program being executed
Example: Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed.
call (n)
Definition: an instruction that interrupts the program being executed
Example: Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed.
call (v)
Definition: consider or regard as being
Example: I would not call her beautiful.
call (v)
Definition: consider or regard as being
Example: I would not call her beautiful.
call (v)
Definition: consider or regard as being
Example: I would not call her beautiful.
call (n)
Definition: a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
Example: he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call.
call (n)
Definition: a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
Example: he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call.
call (n)
Definition: a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
Example: he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call.
call (v)
Definition: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Example: They named their son David. The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader.
Definition: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Example: They named their son David. The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader.
Definition: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Example: They named their son David. The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader.
call (n)
Definition:
Example: a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty.
Definition:
Example: a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty.
Definition:
Example: a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty.
call (v)
Definition: utter in a loud voice or announce
Example: He called my name. The auctioneer called the bids.
call (v)
Definition: utter in a loud voice or announce
Example: He called my name. The auctioneer called the bids.
call (v)
Definition: utter in a loud voice or announce
Example: He called my name. The auctioneer called the bids.
call (v)
Definition: stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
Example: call a football game.
call (v)
Definition: stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
Example: call a football game.
call (v)
Definition: stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
Example: call a football game.
call (n)
Definition: the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
Definition: the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
Definition: the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
call (v)
Definition: ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
Example: He called me a bastard. She called her children lazy and ungrateful.
call (v)
Definition: ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
Example: He called me a bastard. She called her children lazy and ungrateful.
call (v)
Definition: ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
Example: He called me a bastard. She called her children lazy and ungrateful.
call (v)
Definition: make a stop in a harbour
Example: The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow.
call (v)
Definition: make a stop in a harbour
Example: The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow.
call (v)
Definition: make a stop in a harbour
Example: The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow.
call (v)
Definition: declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
Example: call a runner out.
call (v)
Definition: declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
Example: call a runner out.
call (v)
Definition: declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
Example: call a runner out.
call (v)
Definition: send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.
Example: Hawaii is calling!. A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling.
call (v)
Definition: send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.
Example: Hawaii is calling!. A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling.
call (v)
Definition: send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.
Example: Hawaii is calling!. A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling.
call (v)
Definition: lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
Example: Call ducks.
call (v)
Definition: lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
Example: Call ducks.
call (v)
Definition: lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
Example: Call ducks.
call (v)
Definition: challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
Example: call the speaker on a question of fact.
call (v)
Definition: challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
Example: call the speaker on a question of fact.
call (v)
Definition: challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
Example: call the speaker on a question of fact.
call (v)
Definition: demand payment of (a loan)
Example: Call a loan.
Definition: demand payment of (a loan)
Example: Call a loan.
Definition: demand payment of (a loan)
Example: Call a loan.
call (n)
Definition: a telephone connection
Example: she reported several anonymous calls. he placed a phone call to London. he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call.
Definition: a telephone connection
Example: she reported several anonymous calls. he placed a phone call to London. he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call.
Definition: a telephone connection
Example: she reported several anonymous calls. he placed a phone call to London. he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call.
call (v)
Definition: utter a sudden loud cry
Example: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle. I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me.
Definition: utter a sudden loud cry
Example: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle. I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me.
Definition: utter a sudden loud cry
Example: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle. I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me.
call (v)
Definition: read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
Example: Call roll.
call (v)
Definition: read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
Example: Call roll.
call (v)
Definition: read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
Example: Call roll.
call (n)
Definition: (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
Example: he was ejected for protesting the call.
call (n)
Definition: (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
Example: he was ejected for protesting the call.
call (n)
Definition: (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
Example: he was ejected for protesting the call.
call (v)
Definition: indicate a decision in regard to
Example: call balls and strikes behind the plate.
call (v)
Definition: indicate a decision in regard to
Example: call balls and strikes behind the plate.
call (v)
Definition: indicate a decision in regard to
Example: call balls and strikes behind the plate.
call (n)
Definition: a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
Definition: a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
Definition: a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
call (v)
Definition: call a meeting
Example: The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'. The new dean calls meetings every week.
call (v)
Definition: call a meeting
Example: The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'. The new dean calls meetings every week.
call (v)
Definition: call a meeting
Example: The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'. The new dean calls meetings every week.
call (v)
Definition: pay a brief visit
Example: The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens.
Definition: pay a brief visit
Example: The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens.
Definition: pay a brief visit
Example: The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens.
call (n)
Definition: a demand for a show of hands in a card game
Example: after two raises there was a call.
call (n)
Definition: a demand for a show of hands in a card game
Example: after two raises there was a call.
call (n)
Definition: a demand for a show of hands in a card game
Example: after two raises there was a call.
call (v)
Definition: order or request or give a command for
Example: The unions called a general strike for Sunday.
call (v)
Definition: order or request or give a command for
Example: The unions called a general strike for Sunday.
call (v)
Definition: order or request or give a command for
Example: The unions called a general strike for Sunday.
call (v)
Definition: require the presentation of for redemption before maturation
Example: Call a bond.
call (v)
Definition: require the presentation of for redemption before maturation
Example: Call a bond.
call (v)
Definition: require the presentation of for redemption before maturation
Example: Call a bond.
call (v)
Definition: greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
Example: He always addresses me with `Sir'. Call me Mister. She calls him by first name.
Definition: greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
Example: He always addresses me with `Sir'. Call me Mister. She calls him by first name.
Definition: greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
Example: He always addresses me with `Sir'. Call me Mister. She calls him by first name.
call (v)
Definition: give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
Definition: give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
Definition: give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
call (v)
Definition: utter a characteristic note or cry
Example: bluejays called to one another.
call (v)
Definition: utter a characteristic note or cry
Example: bluejays called to one another.
call (v)
Definition: utter a characteristic note or cry
Example: bluejays called to one another.
call (n)
Definition: a brief social visit
Example: senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers. the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence.
call (n)
Definition: a brief social visit
Example: senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers. the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence.
call (n)
Definition: a brief social visit
Example: senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers. the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence.
call (v)
Definition: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
Example: He called his trump.
Definition: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
Example: He called his trump.
Definition: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
Example: He called his trump.
call (n)
Definition: a request
Example: many calls for Christmas stories. not many calls for buggywhips.
call (n)
Definition: a request
Example: many calls for Christmas stories. not many calls for buggywhips.
call (n)
Definition: a request
Example: many calls for Christmas stories. not many calls for buggywhips.
call (v)
Definition: order, request, or command to come
Example: She was called into the director's office. Call the police!.
Definition: order, request, or command to come
Example: She was called into the director's office. Call the police!.
Definition: order, request, or command to come
Example: She was called into the director's office. Call the police!.