13 entries found for call. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1call
Function: verb 1: to speak so as to be heard at a distance : SHOUT <call for help> 2: to utter in a loud clear voice <call out a command> 3 a: to announce with authority : PROCLAIM <call a halt> b: to announce the action of (as a sports game) 4: SUMMON 1 <call a meeting> 5: to bring into action or discussion <call up reserves> 6 a: to make a request or demand of or for <call for an end to war> b: to give temporary control of a computer to a particular set of instructions 7: to make a telephone call to 8: to make a brief visit <no salesperson will call> 9 a: to give a name to <called the cat "Patches"> b: to address by a name <what did you call me> 10: to regard as being of a certain kind <you can call them generous> 11: to estimate as being <call it an even dollar> 12 a: to utter a cry <crows calling> b: to attract game by imitating its cry 13: 4HALT 2, suspend <call a game on account of rain> <call time> - call·ernoun - call for 1: to stop by (as at one's house) to get <I'll call for you later> 2: to require as necessary <the job calls for computer skills> - call on 1: to ask or require : DEMAND 2: to choose (as a student) to answer <the teacher called on her first> - call the shots: to be in charge or control - call upon 1: 2DEMAND 2 2: to depend on