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Synonyms for call







call for someone

call for something: demand

call for something: require

call on someone: request

call on someone: visit


call someone up: telephone


  • telephone
  • phone
  • ring
  • buzz
  • dial
  • call up
  • give (someone) a ring
  • put a call through to
  • give (someone) a call
  • give (someone) a buzz
  • give (someone) a bell
  • give someone a tinkle
  • get on the blower to

call someone up: enlist

call something off

call the shots


  • be in charge
  • be in control
  • give the orders

Synonyms for call

to speak or say very loudly or with a shout

to demand to appear, come, or assemble

to describe with a word or term

to communicate with (someone) by telephone

to go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize

to tell about or make known (future events) in advance, especially by means of special knowledge or inference

call for: to be a proper or sufficient occasion for

call for: to have as a need or prerequisite

call for: to ask for urgently or insistently

call off: to decide not to go ahead with (something previously arranged)

a loud cry

a telephone communication


that which provides a reason or justification

the act of demanding

an act or an instance of going or coming to see another

Synonyms for call

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

a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"


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the characteristic sound produced by a bird

a brief social visit

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


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a demand for a show of hands in a card game

a request

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an instruction that interrupts the program being executed

a visit in an official or professional capacity

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(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee

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


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assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

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

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

pay a brief visit

call a meeting

read aloud to check for omissions or absentees

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send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.

utter a characteristic note or cry

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

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


make a stop in a harbour

demand payment of (a loan)


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

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


indicate a decision in regard to

require the presentation of for redemption before maturation

challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement

declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee

lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal

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order or request or give a command for

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

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challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of

consider or regard as being

rouse somebody from sleep with a call

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The New Testament notion of the church as an ecclesia, or open assembly transcending ethnic and class divisions, foreshadowed and called forth in the Christian community (and, eventually, in the state itself) a more developed idea of what today we call "the public sphere.
The audience waves its arms, and you peer through them: at the way the drummer, shot from below, makes the beat, the way the guitarist frames Lane with his back to her, his zoot suit touching her skin, the way the black vocal quartet enters the ensemble, strolling and strutting as if they've been called forth to walk it like she talks it.
Gemayel also stressed that the sole solution to the problems in Lebanon lies in returning to the cause called forth by the late President Bachir, based on a pattern of civilized life, notably the building of the state of rights and law, strong and just state, modern institutions, free prosperous economy, stable politics, and preservation of plurality, diversity, consensual coexistence and unique identity of Lebanon.
Each element of existence, each aspect of life, is called forth to raise its voice in praise of God.
NNA - Former president Michel Sleiman on Tuesday underlined that the imminent dialogue session, called forth by House Speaker Nabih Berri, must include representatives of the civil society alongside attending politicians and parties, highlighting the necessity to elect a new head of the state at the Parliament before dialogue ends.
The peaceful demonstrations called forth by activists and associations of the civil society to demand finding solutions to the trash predicament are in principle legitimate and justified," bloc said in a statement read out by Deputy Ammar Houri in the wake of the meeting.
Others are called forth to meet halfway with President Berri and head to the House of Parliament, without preconditions, to craft solutions," he added.
Salam is called forth to declare a return to the council of minister's constitutional mechanisms, and announce that the forthcoming cabinet session will be devoted for discussions on the citizens' crucial affairs, uch as the waste and salaries crises," Hout told "Orient" radio station.
The sit-in, called forth by the Civil, Popular Committees and UNRWA Area Staff Union (ASU), was attended by representatives of the Palestinian factions and civil society organizations and associations.
The Lebanese political forces are called forth to activate the government's work in preservation of the Lebanese state's constitutional institutions," Al-Atti said, reiterating as well Shekri's call on the Lebanese to swiftly reach agreement over the election of a new president.
NNA - Each political team and parliamentary bloc is called forth to appoint its final candidate, provided that he is accepted by others, Maronite Patriarch, Mar Bechara Boutros Rahi, said on Friday as delivering a speech during the Christians of the Orient Conference.
Speaking at a commemoration ceremony in the town of Burj Al Shamali, the lawmaker said that all were called forth to salvage Lebanon.