call




call - noun

  • a telephone connection
  • a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
  • a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  • a demand especially in the phrase
  • the characteristic sound produced by a bird
  • a brief social visit
  • a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
  • a demand for a show of hands in a card game
  • a request
  • an instruction that interrupts the program being executed
  • a visit in an official or professional capacity
  • (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

  • call - verb

    • 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
    • utter a sudden loud cry
    • order, request, or command to come
    • pay a brief visit
    • call a meeting; invite or command to meet
    • read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
    • send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message
    • 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)
    • 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
    • make a prediction about; tell in advance
    • require the presentation of for redemption before maturation
    • challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense
    • declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
    • lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
    • order or request or give a command for
    • order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
    • utter in a loud voice or announce
    • challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
    • consider or regard as being
    • rouse somebody from sleep with a call

    call - thesaurus

    address   anticipate   bid   birdcall   birdsong   claim   cry   forebode   foretell   holler   hollo   name   outcry   phone   predict   prognosticate   promise   ring   scream   shout   song   squall   telephone   visit   vociferation   yell  


    View spelling list ll words and learn about the word call in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1.

    Scrabble score for call

    c is 3 a is 1 l is 1 l is 1
    Scrabble score = 6

    generated at 19:47:50 on 23-09-22

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