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calling

Overview of noun calling


from tagged texts)

1. career, calling, vocation -- (the particular occupation for which you are trained)


Overview of verb call

1. name, call -- (assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader")

2. call -- (ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful")

3. call, telephone, call up, phone, ring -- (get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning")

4. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall -- (utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me")

5. call, send for -- (order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!")

6. visit, call in, call -- (pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens")

7. call -- (call a meeting; invite or command to meet; "The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'"; "The new dean calls meetings every week")

8. call -- (read aloud to check for omissions or absentees; "Call roll")

9. call -- (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

!"; "A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling")

10. call -- (utter a characteristic note or cry; "bluejays called to one another")

11. call -- (stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather; "call a football game")

12. address, call -- (greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name")

13. call -- (make a stop in a harbour; "The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow")

14. call, call in -- (demand payment of (a loan); "Call a loan")

15. bid, call -- (make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump")

16. call, call off -- (give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance)

17. call -- (indicate a decision in regard to; "call balls and strikes behind the plate")

18. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise -- (make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election")

19. call -- (require the presentation of for redemption before maturation; "Call a bond")

20. call -- (challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense; "He deserves to be called on that")

21. call -- (declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee; "call a runner out")

22. call -- (lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal; "Call ducks")

23. call -- (order or request or give a command for; "The unions called a general strike for Sunday")

24. call -- (order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role; "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"; "They called him to active military duty")

25. call -- (utter in a loud voice or announce; "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids")

26. call -- (challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of; "call the speaker on a question of fact")

27. call -- (consider or regard as being; "I would not call her beautiful")

28. call -- (rouse somebody from sleep with a call; "I was called at 5 A.M. this morning")



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