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There are 41 meanings of the word Call.

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Call - as a noun

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"

A method of contacting a person by phone

Example: "She reported several anonymous calls"

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phone calltelephone call
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A demand

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The characteristic sound produced by a bird

Example: "A bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"

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animal communication
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A brief social visit

Example: "Senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"

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

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margin call

A demand for a show of hands in a card game

Example: "After two raises there was a call"

A request

Example: "Many calls for christmas stories"

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An instruction that interrupts the program being executed

Example: "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"

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command14instruction13program linestatement11
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A visit in an official or professional capacity

Example: "The pastor's calls on his parishioners"

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(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee

Example: "He was ejected for protesting the call"

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

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call option

Call - as a verb

Assign a specified (usually proper) name to

Example: "They named their son david"

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be known asknow asname6
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Ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality

Example: "He called me a bastard"

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Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

Example: "I tried to call you all night"

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call upphone10ring5telephone14
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Utter a sudden loud cry

Example: "She cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"

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emit6let looselet oututter5
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Order, request, or command to come

Example: "She was called into the director's office"

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send for
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Pay a brief visit

Example: "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

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get togethermeet6
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Call a meeting; invite or command to meet

Example: "The wannsee conference was called to discuss the `final solution'"

Read aloud to check for omissions or absentees

Example: "Call roll"

Send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message

Example: "Hawaii is calling!"

Utter a characteristic note or cry

Example: "Bluejays called to one another"

Stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather

Example: "Call a football game"

Greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name

Example: "He always addresses me with `sir'"

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Make a stop in a harbour

Example: "The ship will call in honolulu tomorrow"

Demand payment of (a loan)

Example: "Call a loan"

Make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

Example: "He called his trump"

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Give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance

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call off

Indicate a decision in regard to

Example: "Call balls and strikes behind the plate"

Make a prediction about; tell in advance

Example: "Call the outcome of an election"

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Present for redemption before maturation

Example: "Call a bond"

Challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense

Example: "He deserves to be called on that"

Declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee

Example: "Call a runner out"

Lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal

Example: "Call ducks"

Order or request or give a command for

Example: "The unions called a general strike for sunday"

Order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role

Example: "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"

Utter in a loud voice or announce

Example: "He called my name"

Challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of

Example: "Call the speaker on a question of fact"

Consider or regard as being

Example: "I would not call her beautiful"

Rouse somebody from sleep with a call

Example: "I was called at 5 a.m. this morning"

Example Sentences

"I received a phone call from my friend."
"He made a conference call to his colleagues."
"The doctor made a house call to check on the patient."
"We had a long-distance call with our relatives overseas."
"Her call for help was immediately answered by the lifeguard."
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Word Game Points

Is CALL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, call is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CALL has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is CALL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, call is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CALL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is CALL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, call is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CALL has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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