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Definition of "call":

noun: the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date


noun: (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee

"he was ejected for protesting the call"


noun: a visit in an official or professional capacity

"the pastor's calls on his parishioners"


noun: a brief social visit

"senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"


noun: a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course

"he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call"


noun: a telephone connection

"she reported several anonymous calls"


noun: an instruction that interrupts the program being executed

"Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"


noun: the characteristic sound produced by a bird


noun: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition


noun: a request

"many calls for Christmas stories"


noun: a demand especially in the phrase

"the call of duty"


noun: a demand for a show of hands in a card game

"after two raises there was a call"


noun: a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement


verb: rouse somebody from sleep with a call

"I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"


verb: consider or regard as being

"I would not call her beautiful"


verb: challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of

"call the speaker on a question of fact"


verb: utter in a loud voice or announce

"He called my name"


verb: order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role

"He was already called 4 times for jury duty"


verb: order or request or give a command for

"The unions called a general strike for Sunday"


verb: lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal

"Call ducks"


verb: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

"I tried to call you all night"


verb: order, request, or command to come

"She was called into the director's office"


verb: declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee

"call a runner out"


verb: challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense

"He deserves to be called on that"


verb: require the presentation of for redemption before maturation

"Call a bond"


verb: utter a sudden loud cry


verb: make a prediction about; tell in advance

"Call the outcome of an election"


verb: ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality

"He called me a bastard"


verb: utter a characteristic note or cry

"bluejays called to one another"


verb: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to


verb: send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message

"Hawaii is calling!"


verb: read aloud to check for omissions or absentees

"Call roll"


verb: indicate a decision in regard to

"call balls and strikes behind the plate"


verb: give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance


verb: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

"He called his trump"


verb: demand payment of (a loan)

"Call a loan"


verb: call a meeting; invite or command to meet

"The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'"


verb: pay a brief visit

"The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"


verb: make a stop in a harbour

"The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"


verb: greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name

"Call me Mister"


verb: stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather

"call a football game"



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