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To make a loud, deep cry
“Bill and Ted would repeatedly call out to Beelzebub, desperately attempting to get his attention.”
To designate a particular name or title
“She would call her daughter Bluebell after the spring flowers she saw in the park while pregnant.”
To refer to or consider (someone or something) as being
Call me a spoilsport if you must, but they had a lot more legs than I did and, thus, a lot more speed.”
To forecast, tell of or describe beforehand
“He has been able to call market trends with amazing accuracy.”
To make a guess
“The result of the game is too close to call at this stage.”
To get into contact with, especially by telephone
“I'm in trouble with the law again. I better call Saul.”
To command or request (someone) to do something or be somewhere
“Would you like me to call a taxi for you?”
To command the doing of by virtue of one's authority
“The union has decided to call a strike.”
To order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“The manager has decided to call all staff in for an emergency meeting.”
(call on/round/at) To make a brief, usually social, visit
“I would call at my mother's on the way home from work.”
To wake someone up
“I was so tired that my mother would have to call me at least four times that morning.”
To decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place
“The game would be called due to the rain.”
The call uttered by animals or insects
“As a ranger, she was trained to identify the call of every species in the woods.”
A strongly expressed demand from a large number of people
“I had just about made it out the door when a call from behind me drew my attention.”
Plural for an appeal or demand for something to happen or be done
“The Red Crescent also issued a desperate call for help to world relief agencies.”
Plural for an instance of speaking to, or attempting to contact, someone on the phone
“Why don't you just give the company a call if you're not happy with the service?”
Plural for a judgment or decision reached through reasoning or analysis
“It was my husband's call to invest our money rather than spend it on a holiday.”
Plural for a brief visit, especially one made for social reasons
“After a big night out, we decide to make a final call at the kebab house before returning home.”
Plural for an order or request for someone to be present
“Their faith teaches that such a call will not summon us to some vague eternity.”
Plural for a powerful force of attraction
“While many artists resist the call of entrepreneurship, others are embracing it.”
Plural for a legitimate justification or reason for
“There's no call for rude language in this household.”
Plural for a need, demand, or desire
“There's no call for craft beer in this town.”
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