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Noun
A profession or occupation
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“A plumber by profession, Tom was exceptionally gifted at his calling and his expertise was widely sought.”
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An important assignment given to a person or group of people, typically involving travel abroad
“This calling or vocation is what I have tried to ground theologically.”
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The act of calling off or putting an end to an event or action
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That to which any person or thing is destined
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The call uttered by animals or insects
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The act of describing
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Designating
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A hope or ambition of achieving something
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The act or form of calling for the assistance or presence of some superior being, especially, prayer offered to a divine being
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A cry made as a summons or to attract someone's attention
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A call or an order to attend a specified place at a specified time
Verb
Making contact with, typically by telephone
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to designate a particular name or title
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“She would call her daughter Bluebell after the spring flowers she saw in the park while pregnant.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to make a guess
“The result of the game is too close to call at this stage.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
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“The manager has decided to call all staff in for an emergency meeting.”
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(call on/round/at) Present participle for to make a brief, usually social, visit
“I would call at my mother's on the way home from work.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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(of a meeting or seminar) Present participle for to exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
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Present participle for appear attractive or inviting
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(with object and complement) Present participle for to attribute a quality to someone or something
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Present participle for to invite someone somewhere
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Present participle for to politely or formally ask for
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Present participle for to make (someone) a priest or minister
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Present participle for to consult a professional as a client
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Present participle for call for electronically
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Present participle for compute or estimate amount
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Present participle for to provoke or bring about
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Present participle for to assemble or congregate in one place or as a group
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Present participle for to command the doing of by one's authority
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Present participle for visit again
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Present participle for call to, yell for
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Present participle for to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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Present participle for make more noticeable or prominent
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Present participle for say or shout repeatedly in a sing-song tone
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Present participle for to make a clear resonant or vibrating sound
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(of a small bird or an insect) Present participle for to make a short, sharp, high-pitched sound
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Present participle for declare officially or publicly to be
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Present participle for to rouse or goad into action or feeling something
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Present participle for to (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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Present participle for make husky, squawking noise
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Present participle for to seek a social or romantic alliance with
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Present participle for make or cause to make a light explosive sound
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Present participle for to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
Adjective
On a visit
Adjective
Piping
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