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Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for an appeal or demand for something to happen or be done
“There was also more than one call for him to resign.”
Noun
Plural for demand, need, or reason for
“There's quite a good market for recycled tyre materials, but there's little call for recycled electronics waste.”
Noun
Plural for the characteristic cry of a bird or other animal
“… a ranger who could immediately identify the call of every creature in the forest.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a position arrived at after consideration
“I told you my preference for a cruise destination, but it's your call.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a powerful force of attraction
“This government needs the guts to resist the call of the past, and govern for the future.”
Noun
Noun
Plural for need, demand, or desire
“There's no call for expensive wine here.”
Verb
To speak so as to be heard at a distance
“Instead of calling the words, I read them the letter.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
To request the doing of by virtue of one's authority
“We'd better call the doctor.”
Verb
To tell of or describe beforehand
“His own party called him a traitor.”
Verb
To make a telephone call to
“To avoid giving himself away, he used public telephones and telephones at work to call the old couple.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Verb
“My book has inspired some people to call me a socialist or communist or un-American.”
Verb
“I got so tired, Mum had to call me at least three times every morning.”
Verb
“… the game was called on account of rain.”
Noun
The musical phrases uttered by some birds, whales, and insects, typically forming a recognizable and repeated sequence and used chiefly for territorial defence or for attracting mates
Noun
A strongly expressed protest or demand from a large number of people
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