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What is another word for calling?

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Noun
A cry or yell, typically made to attract someone's attention
“In the valley below, I heard the calling of a group of chimpanzees.”
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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A duty, mission or task that one has been called to fulfill
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“That may be your calling as a citizen of this great nation, and we want to help you fulfill that calling.”
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A call (sometimes personal) towards a particular way of life or career
“There was a reason this man answered the calling to become a priest.”
Noun
The act of calling off or putting an end to an event or action
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A warbling or twittering sound or utterance
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That to which any person or thing is destined
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The act of describing
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An act of designating or characterizing someone or something
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A hope or ambition of achieving something
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A comfortable or suitable position in life or employment
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The act of conjuring or bringing about, typically in a mystical or divine manner
Verb
Making contact with, typically by telephone
Verb
Present participle for to make a loud, deep cry
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“The game would be called due to the rain.”
Adjective
On a visit
Adjective
Of a sound, having a comparatively high pitch
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