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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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He urged the opposition to bring calling attention notice if they desired to discuss latest hike in petroleum products' prices .
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On a calling attention notice regarding talks with IMF by the government without taking the parliament into confidence, the Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar said Pakistan is constantly negotiating with IMF team since October last year.
The house also discussed calling attention notice of ANP lawmaker, Waqar Ahmad who said no progress has been made relating to proprietary rights claimed by people of Malkand, Hazara including Indus Kohistan who were living on forest land for generations.
The opposition members thorough their calling attention notice contended that millions of rupees have been embezzled under the head of Iqra Farogh Taleem Scheme from the foundation while a huge amount has been withdrawn on the name of Ghost schools.
The opposition members thorough their calling attention notice contended that millions of rupees have been embezzled under the head of Iqra Farogh Taleem Scheme from the Elementary Education Foundation while a huge amount has been withdrawn on the name of Ghost schools.
The Calling Attention Notice was moved by Sher Akbar Khan and others.
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Most of Leo Adler's letter (On divestment; February Anglican Journal) is in the classic mode of calling attention to other issues in the West Asian region in order divert attention from Israel's continuing inhuman treatment of Palestinians.
"But maybe it's good, because it's calling attention to a big problem."
Trade magazines have been among the loudest voices calling attention to the amazing amount of secondary fiber heading offshore.
On June 2004, the Chairman of the Human Rights Committee of the Canadian bishops' conference, Bishop Blaise Morand, wrote to Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister, calling attention to the growing sense of urgency among Canadians about a possible humanitarian disaster in Dafur (CCCB, June 1, 2004) (CNS, February 22; Zenit, March 19, May 12; National Post, Apr.
Claiming to eschew "originality, style, superimposed design, wit, elegance, or significance," they never stop calling attention to one last modicum of subjectivity, in the form of sustained attention.
are calling attention to Indonesia's Sumatra Island where the Wall Street Journal says the lowland forest near the APP mill, a biosphere including tigers and elephants, will disappear in five years at the current rate of deforestation.
The designers describe the bookshop as a 'reluctant object' for its position within the host building obliges it to fit in, to avoid calling attention to itself.