Dictionary Results for Call


1. Call - noun

· a telephone connection; "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"

Synonym(s): call, phone_call, telephone_call

Hypernym(s): telephone, telephony




2. Call - noun

· a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course; "he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call"

Hypernym(s): inclination, disposition, tendency




3. Call - noun

· a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Synonym(s): cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation

Hypernym(s): utterance, vocalization




4. Call - noun

· a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

Synonym(s): call, claim

Hypernym(s): demand




5. Call - noun

· the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"

Synonym(s): birdcall, call, birdsong, song

Hypernym(s): animal_communication




6. Call - noun

· a brief social visit; "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"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): visit




7. Call - noun

· a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement

Synonym(s): margin_call, call

Hypernym(s): demand




8. Call - noun

· a demand for a show of hands in a card game; "after two raises there was a call"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): demand




9. Call - noun

· a request; "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many calls for buggywhips"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): request, asking




10. Call - noun

· an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): instruction, command, statement, program_line




11. Call - noun

· a visit in an official or professional capacity; "the pastor's calls on his parishioners"; "the salesman's call on a customer"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): visit




12. Call - noun

· (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee; "he was ejected for protesting the call"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): decision, determination, conclusion




13. Call - noun

· the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

Synonym(s): call_option, call

Hypernym(s): option

Antonym(s): put_option




14. Call - verb

· assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

Synonym(s): name, call, know_as, be_known_as

Hypernym(s): label




15. Call - verb

· ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): label




16. Call - verb

· get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"

Synonym(s): call, telephone, call_up, phone, ring

Hypernym(s): telecommunicate




17. Call - verb

· utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

Synonym(s): shout, shout_out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose




18. Call - verb

· order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"

Synonym(s): call, send_for

Hypernym(s): order, tell, enjoin, say




19. Call - verb

· pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

Synonym(s): visit, call_in, call

Hypernym(s): meet, get_together




20. Call - verb

· call a meeting; invite or command to meet; "The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'"; "The new dean calls meetings every week"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): request, ask_for, bespeak, call_for, quest




21. Call - verb

· read aloud to check for omissions or absentees; "Call roll"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): read




22. Call - verb

· send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message; "Hawaii is calling!"; "A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): telecommunicate




23. Call - verb

· utter a characteristic note or cry; "bluejays called to one another"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose




24. Call - verb

· stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather; "call a football game"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): postpone, prorogue, hold_over, put_over, table, shelve, set_back, defer, remit, put_off




25. Call - verb

· greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"

Synonym(s): address, call

Hypernym(s): address, turn_to




26. Call - verb

· make a stop in a harbour; "The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): stop, stop_over




27. Call - verb

· demand payment of (a loan); "Call a loan"

Synonym(s): call, call_in

Hypernym(s): demand, exact




28. Call - verb

· make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"

Synonym(s): bid, call

Hypernym(s): play




29. Call - verb

· give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance

Synonym(s): call, call_off




30. Call - verb

· indicate a decision in regard to; "call balls and strikes behind the plate"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): indicate




31. Call - verb

· make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"

Synonym(s): predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise

Hypernym(s): guess, venture, pretend, hazard




32. Call - verb

· require the presentation of for redemption before maturation; "Call a bond"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): ask, require, expect




33. Call - verb

· challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense; "He deserves to be called on that"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): challenge, dispute, gainsay




34. Call - verb

· declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee; "call a runner out"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): declare, adjudge, hold




35. Call - verb

· lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal; "Call ducks"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): entice, lure, tempt




36. Call - verb

· order or request or give a command for; "The unions called a general strike for Sunday"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): order




37. Call - verb

· order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role; "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"; "They called him to active military duty"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): request




38. Call - verb

· utter in a loud voice or announce; "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose




39. Call - verb

· challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of; "call the speaker on a question of fact"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): challenge, dispute, gainsay




40. Call - verb

· consider or regard as being; "I would not call her beautiful"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): see, consider, reckon, view, regard




41. Call - verb

· rouse somebody from sleep with a call; "I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"

Synonym(s): call

Hypernym(s): awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake_up, arouse





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