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Synonyms for call

consider

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phone

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visit

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call for someone

call for something: demand

call for something: require

call on someone: request

call on someone: visit

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call someone up: telephone

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  • 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

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  • 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

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that which provides a reason or justification

the act of demanding

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

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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

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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

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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The Argentinian -a Wimbledon finalist in 2 002 and seeded four for this event in Basle -was always calling the tune and progressed 6-2 6-4 in one hour and 24 minutes .
Coventry-based film maker Alan van Wijgereden takes a look at relationships in three monologues in Game, Set And Match while Roger Harding writes and directs Calling The Tune about a mother and daughter in France.
SIMON Dowrick is calling the tune among the region's musical talent.
And we have to be sure they are NOT calling the tune.
United were hit by a sucker punch at the end of the first half after calling the tune.
And yet again the Canadians were calling the tune as they beat the Scots at their own game
The Argentine -a Wimbledon finalist in 2002 and seeded four in Basel -was always calling the tune and progressed 6-2 6- 4 in one hour and 24 minutes.
He who pays the piper calls the tune, and the only thing the SRU can do about it is try to make sure that they are calling the tune next time by persuading these players to sign contracts for the two super districts.