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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.”
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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.”
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A typical or natural sound made by a given species
“As a ranger, she was trained to identify the call of every species in the woods.”
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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?”
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A judgment or decision reached through reasoning or analysis
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“It was my husband's call to invest our money rather than spend it on a holiday.”
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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.”
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An order or request for someone to be present
“Their faith teaches that such a call will not summon us to some vague eternity.”
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A powerful force of attraction
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“While many artists resist the call of entrepreneurship, others are embracing it.”
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A legitimate justification or reason for
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“There's no call for rude language in this household.”
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A need, demand, or desire
“There's no call for craft beer in this town.”
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The state of being intractable
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A shout or call used to greet, commend or attract attention
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Internationally recognized signal requesting help
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Warning, urging
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The future destined for a person or thing
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A sentence worded or expressed so as to elicit information
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An official visit of inspection, especially one by a bishop to a church in his diocese
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A particular opinion or attitude expressed
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An act of ringing a bell, or the resonant sound caused by this
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A situation enforcing a certain course of action
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A message transmitted by telegraph
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A repeated rhythmic phrase, typically one shouted or sung in unison by a crowd
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A moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
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Speaking or singing
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An assembly of people for a particular purpose, especially for formal discussion
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A practice or trial performance of a play or other work for later public performance
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Instruction or training in military exercises
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A meeting of people face to face, especially for consultation
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Usefulness or benefit
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To make a loud, deep cry
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“Bill and Ted would repeatedly call out to Beelzebub, desperately attempting to get his attention.”
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To designate a particular name or title
“She would call her daughter Bluebell after the spring flowers she saw in the park while pregnant.”
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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.”
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To forecast, tell of or describe beforehand
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“He has been able to call market trends with amazing accuracy.”
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To make a guess
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“The result of the game is too close to call at this stage.”
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To get into contact with, especially by telephone
“I'm in trouble with the law again. I better call Saul.”
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To command or request (someone) to do something or be somewhere
“Would you like me to call a taxi for you?”
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To command the doing of by virtue of one's authority
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“The union has decided to call a strike.”
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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.”
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(call on/round/at) To make a brief, usually social, visit
“I would call at my mother's on the way home from work.”
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To wake someone up
“I was so tired that my mother would have to call me at least four times that morning.”
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To decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place
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“The game would be called due to the rain.”
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To implore or make a request for
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To declare or announce in a formal or solemn way
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(of a meeting or seminar) To manage or preside over
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Appear attractive or inviting
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To invite someone somewhere
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To make (someone) a priest or minister
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To consult a professional as a client
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Call for electronically
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To provoke or bring about
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Visit again
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Make more noticeable or prominent
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Say or shout repeatedly in a sing-song tone
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To make a clear resonant or vibrating sound
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(of a small bird or an insect) To make a short, sharp, high-pitched sound
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Declare officially or publicly to be
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To rouse or goad into action or feeling something