The Word is:”call”



1.give (a baby or animal) a specified name.
“they called their daughter Hannah”
synonyms: name; More
have a specified name.
“her companion was called Ethel”
address or refer to (someone) by a specified name, title, etc.
“please call me Bob”
refer to or consider (someone or something) as being.
“he’s the only person I would call a friend”
synonyms: describe as, regard as, look on as, consider to be, judge to be, think of as, class as, categorize as
“he’s the only person I would call a friend”
2.cry out (a word or words).
“he heard an insistent voice calling his name”
synonyms: cry out, cry, shout, yell, sing out, whoop, bellow, roar, halloo, bawl, scream, shriek, screech; More
cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention.
verb: call; 3rd person present: calls; past tense: called; past participle: called; gerund or present participle: calling
“she heard Terry calling her”
synonyms: cry out, cry, shout, yell, sing out, whoop, bellow, roar, halloo, bawl, scream, shriek, screech; More
(of an animal, especially a bird) make its characteristic cry.
“overhead, a skylark called”
shout out or chant (the steps and figures) to people performing a square dance or country dance.


make (a particular bid) during the auction.
“her partner called 6♠”
claim (a specified privilege) for oneself, typically by shouting out a particular word or set phrase.
“I call first dibs on the bathroom” or attempt to contact (a person or number) by phone.
“could I call you back ?”
use a phone to summon (someone or something, especially an emergency service or a taxi).
“her husband called an ambulance”
synonyms: summon, send for, ask for; More
4.order or request the attendance of.
“representatives of all three teams have been called to appear before the Monaco stewards”
bring (a witness) into court to give evidence.
“four expert witnesses were called”
cause (someone) to have a strong urge to choose a particular way of life or career.
“he was called to the priesthood”
5.announce or decide that (an event, especially a meeting, election, or strike) is to happen.
“there appeared to be no alternative but to call a general election”
synonyms: convene, summon, call together, order, assemble; More
(of a person) pay a brief visit.
“I’ve got to call at the bank to get some cash”
synonyms: pay a visit to, pay a brief visit to, visit, pay a call on, call in on, look in on; More
(of a train or coach) stop at (a specified station or stations) on a particular route.
“the 8.15 service to Paddington, calling at Reading”
7.(of an umpire or other official in a game) pronounce (a ball, stroke, etc.) to be the thing specified.
“the linesman called the ball wide”
(of an umpire) declare (a bowler) to have bowled a no-ball.
“he was called for throwing in the match against Hampshire”
predict the result of (a future event, especially an election or a vote).
“in the Midlands the race remains too close to call”
guess (the outcome) of tossing a coin.
“Burnley called heads and won the toss”
cause (a subroutine) to be executed.
“one subroutine may call another subroutine (or itself)”


noun: call; plural noun: calls
1.a cry made as a summons or to attract someone’s attention.
“a nearby fisherman heard their calls for help”
synonyms: cry, shout, yell, whoop, roar, scream, shriek; More
a series of notes sounded on a brass instrument as a signal to do something.
“a bugle call to rise at 8.30”
a direction in a square dance given by the caller.


a bid, response, or double.
“the alternative call of 2♠ would be quite unsound”
2.the characteristic cry of a bird or other animal.
“it is best distinguished by its call, a loud ‘pwit’”
synonyms: cry, song, sound
“the call of the water rail”
a device used to imitate the cry of a particular bird or other animal.
noun: turkey call; plural noun: turkey calls; noun: duck call; plural noun: duck calls
“turkeys in the wild don’t sound like most turkey calls” instance of speaking to someone on the phone or attempting to contact someone by phone.
“I’ll give you a call at around five”
synonyms: phone call, telephone call; More
4.a brief visit, especially one made for social reasons.
“we paid a call on Ben and his family”
synonyms: visit, social call
“later that day, he paid a call on Harold Shoesmith”
a visit or journey made by a doctor or other professional in response to a request for help, especially in an emergency situtation.
“the ambulance is out on a call” appeal or demand for something to happen or be done.
“the call for action was welcomed”
synonyms: appeal, request, plea, entreaty; More
demand, need, or reason for.
“there is little call for antique furniture”
synonyms: need, necessity, occasion, reason, justification, grounds, excuse, pretext; More order or request for someone to be present.
“he was delighted that so many former players had heeded the call to attend the conference”
synonyms: summons, request
“the last call for passengers on flight BA701”
a vocation.
“feeling the call to ministry, I started looking for a Bible college”
a powerful force of attraction.
“walkers can’t resist the call of the Cairngorms”
synonyms: attraction, appeal, lure, allure, allurement, fascination, seductiveness; More
7.(in sport) a decision or ruling made by an umpire or other official, traditionally conveyed by a shout, that the ball has gone out of play or that a rule has been breached.
“he was visibly irritated with the umpire’s calls”
a decision, judgement, or prediction.
“personally, I’m all in favour, but it’s your call”
a command to execute a subroutine.
“parameter values may be changed by calls to a special purpose input specification subroutine”
a demand for payment of lent or unpaid capital.
short for call option.
(in a bar, club, etc.) denoting or made with relatively expensive brands of alcohol which customers request by name.
“try wines by the glass for $5, beer for $3, and call drinks for $8”

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