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A cry made as a summons or to attract someone's attention
“I had just about made it out the door when a call from behind me drew my attention.”
An appeal or demand for something to happen or be done
“There was also more than one call for him to resign.”
Demand, need, or reason for
“There's quite a good market for recycled tyre materials, but there's little call for recycled electronics waste.”
The characteristic cry of a bird or other animal
“… a ranger who could immediately identify the call of every creature in the forest.”
An instance of speaking to someone on the phone or attempting to contact someone by phone
“If they experience an emergency, they should still telephone 999 as their call will be answered.”
A position arrived at after consideration
“I told you my preference for a cruise destination, but it's your call.”
A brief visit, especially one made for social reasons
“People who have been out drinking make a final call at the kebab house before returning home.”
An order or request for someone to be present
“Christian faith teaches that such a call will not summon us to some vague eternity.”
A powerful force of attraction
“This government needs the guts to resist the call of the past, and govern for the future.”
Need, demand, or desire
“There's no call for expensive wine here.”
To speak so as to be heard at a distance
“Instead of calling the words, I read them the letter.”
To bring together in assembly by or as if by command
“So we will have to ask the Labour Party when it intends to call the next election.”
To give a name to
“After being stunned by the spring flowers she saw in the park while she was pregnant, she decided to call her daughter Bluebell.”
To request the doing of by virtue of one's authority
“We'd better call the doctor.”
To tell of or describe beforehand
“His own party called him a traitor.”
To make a telephone call to
“To avoid giving himself away, he used public telephones and telephones at work to call the old couple.”
To make a brief visit
“Then we will be told that one of their people will call to see us, and if there are any days or times that we are not at home or unavailable.”
“My book has inspired some people to call me a socialist or communist or un-American.”
“I got so tired, Mum had to call me at least three times every morning.”
“… the game was called on account of rain.”
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