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
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
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."