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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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Krauze concludes that each incident of electoral violence was the result of choosing the wrong successor: the 1920s wars of succession had arisen because the ruling elite had backed the wrong candidate; in the 1930s, Calles had been chased from Mexico by Cardenas, Calles's second choice as his successor.
In three 30-minute episodes, CALLES FAMOSAS (Streets of the World) travels the length of three of the most historic and dynamic avenues in the Latin world, exploring their times of success, tragedy, struggle and upheaval.
As he begins to deal with the 1920s, he traces how the repression of the Catholic Church was first instigated as an attempt by Generals Obregon and Calles to appease two powerful labor unions, the C.
78) Ytt whas no mor but all yowr howld woll, and as ffor the new, ytt ys the iijde peny, vj monthys and vj monthys, and so myght Y a done syn I come vnto Calles.
En Hampdem pronto se form una multitud de fans y un espaol vestido de torero demostr lo que es una corrida toreando un taxi negro en la calle.
support of the Mexican federal government during the 1929 Escobar Rebellion and persuading an already conservative Calles that his country would be better served if it did not enforce its nationalistic laws.
Although Frisch emphatically denied it, Drossaerts believed that the rabbi had once expressed admiration for Calles.
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Sin embargo, cada vez son mas los que abandonan las muchedumbres de los centros comerciales o el problema de deambular por las calles buscando ese regalo perfecto, para utilizar la red por las ventajas que le ofrece: a cualquier hora y desde cualquier lugar que haya una computadora conectada.
La celebridad de esta plaza se ha hecho europea, y sin embargo es de las mas irregulares de Madrid; pero como esta situada en su centro y desembocan en ella las calles principales .
Spanish translation: "Como presidenta yo tengo la obligaciEn de escuchar la voz de la calles y dialogar con todos los sectores dentro de los prinicipios de la ley y el orden que son indispensables para la democracia"]
Although the anticlerical extremes of the Calles regime have ceased, Article 24 of the Constitution, prohibiting prayer and the teaching of religion in schools, remains in place and has become a political hot issue today.
Marak in From Many, One: Indians, Peasants, Borders, and Education in Callista Mexico, 1924-1935 analyzes the expansion of the federal education system amongst northern Indigenous peoples during the Plutarco Elias Calles presidency and the proceeding Maximato while Calles was the nation's primary decision-maker behind a series of subordinate presidents.
The Salamanca district offers swish retail therapy on Calles Jorge Juan, Jose Ortega y Gasset and Serrano.
Por tanto, vacunar y revacunar contra la viruela al mayor numero de personas se erigio como una labor impostergable durante el gobierno del general Plutarco Elias Calles (1924-28).