Meaning of CALL in English

CALL

noun ·see assessment, 4.

2. call ·noun vocation; employment.

3. call ·noun a divine vocation or summons.

4. call ·vi to make a demand, requirement, or request.

5. call ·vt to invoke; to appeal to.

6. call ·noun a note blown on the horn to encourage the hounds.

7. call ·vt to rouse from sleep; to awaken.

8. call ·vt to show or disclose the class, character, or nationality of.

9. call ·noun an invitation to take charge of or serve a church as its pastor.

10. call ·vi to speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name;

— sometimes with to.

11. call ·vi to make a brief visit; also, to stop at some place designated, as for orders.

12. call ·noun a whistle or pipe, used by the boatswain and his mate, to summon the sailors to duty.

13. call ·noun a signal, as on a drum, bugle, trumpet, or pipe, to summon soldiers or sailors to duty.

14. call ·vt to give name to; to name; to address, or speak of, by a specifed name.

15. call ·noun a requirement or appeal arising from the circumstances of the case; a moral requirement or appeal.

xvi. call ·vt to command or request to come or be present; to summon; as, to call a servant.

xvii. call ·noun a short visit; as, to make a call on a neighbor; also, the daily coming of a tradesman to solicit orders.

xviii. call ·noun the cry of a bird; also a noise or cry in imitation of a bird; or a pipe to call birds by imitating their note or cry.

xix. call ·vt to regard or characterize as of a certain kind; to denominate; to designate.

xx. call ·noun the privilege to demand the delivery of stock, grain, or any commodity, at a fixed, price, at or within a certain time agreed on.

xxi. call ·vt to utter in a loud or distinct voice;

— often with off; as, to call, or call off, the items of an account; to call the roll of a military company.

xxii. call ·vt to state, or estimate, approximately or loosely; to characterize without strict regard to fact; as, they call the distance ten miles; he called it a full day's work.

xxiii. call ·noun a reference to, or statement of, an object, course, distance, or other matter of description in a survey or grant requiring or calling for a corresponding object, ·etc., on the land.

xxiv. call ·noun the act of calling;

— usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle's call.

xxv. call ·vt to invite or command to meet; to convoke;

— often with together; as, the president called congress together; to appoint and summon; as, to call a meeting of the board of aldermen.

xxvi. call ·vt to summon to the discharge of a particular duty; to designate for an office, or employment, especially of a religious character;

— often used of a divine summons; as, to be called to the ministry; sometimes, to invite; as, to call a minister to be the pastor of a church.

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