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Call (IPA: /ˈkɔɫ/)


Call (v. t.)

To command or request to come or be present; to summon; as, to call a servant.

Call (v. t.)

To summon to the discharge of a particular duty; to designate for an office, or employment, especially of a religious character; -- often used of a divine summons; as, to be called to the ministry; sometimes, to invite; as, to call a minister to be the pastor of a church.

Call (v. t.)

To invite or command to meet; to convoke; -- often with together; as, the President called Congress together; to appoint and summon; as, to call a meeting of the Board of Aldermen.

Call (v. t.)

To give name to; to name; to address, or speak of, by a specifed name.

Call (v. t.)

To regard or characterize as of a certain kind; to denominate; to designate.

Call (v. t.)

To state, or estimate, approximately or loosely; to characterize without strict regard to fact; as, they call the distance ten miles; he called it a full day's work.

Call (v. t.)

To show or disclose the class, character, or nationality of.

Call (v. t.)

To utter in a loud or distinct voice; -- often with off; as, to call, or call off, the items of an account; to call the roll of a military company.

Call (v. t.)

To invoke; to appeal to.

Call (v. t.)

To rouse from sleep; to awaken.

Call (v. i.)

To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; -- sometimes with to.

Call (v. i.)

To make a demand, requirement, or request.

Call (v. i.)

To make a brief visit; also, to stop at some place designated, as for orders.

Call (n.)

The act of calling; -- usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle's call.

Call (n.)

A signal, as on a drum, bugle, trumpet, or pipe, to summon soldiers or sailors to duty.

Call (n.)

An invitation to take charge of or serve a church as its pastor.

Call (n.)

A requirement or appeal arising from the circumstances of the case; a moral requirement or appeal.

Call (n.)

A divine vocation or summons.

Call (n.)

Vocation; employment.

Call (n.)

A short visit; as, to make a call on a neighbor; also, the daily coming of a tradesman to solicit orders.

Call (n.)

A note blown on the horn to encourage the hounds.

Call (n.)

A whistle or pipe, used by the boatswain and his mate, to summon the sailors to duty.

Call (n.)

The cry of a bird; also a noise or cry in imitation of a bird; or a pipe to call birds by imitating their note or cry.

Call (n.)

A reference to, or statement of, an object, course, distance, or other matter of description in a survey or grant requiring or calling for a corresponding object, etc., on the land.

Call (n.)

The privilege to demand the delivery of stock, grain, or any commodity, at a fixed, price, at or within a certain time agreed on.

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Band

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Pakistani band

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Type of dance move

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Japanese pop band

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Off Course song

Call (Last Name / Surname)

Call is the #2,376 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 15,324 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "for thy huggest thy bolster, which men call a Dutch wife in some parts." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" .. .You know what they call you expatriates? White leeches.'" - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "'I was brought to this cell by your Priests. As with all Priests, you learned early to call the truth heresy .'"" - Dune

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "That's what you call metaphor ," said Rincewind. Lying ," the sergeant explained, kindly. (p. 119)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Everything will be fine now... Because I'm not alone. If I call out... They will answer.)" - Final Fantasy VIII


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