Definition of CALL

  1. (verb)assign a specified (usually proper) name to
  2. (verb)ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
  3. (verb)get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
  4. (verb)utter a sudden loud cry
  5. (verb)order, request, or command to come
  6. (verb)pay a brief visit
  7. (verb)call a meeting; invite or command to meet
  8. (verb)read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
  9. (verb)send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message
  10. (verb)utter a characteristic note or cry
  11. (verb)stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
  12. (verb)greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
  13. (verb)make a stop in a harbour
  14. (verb)demand payment of (a loan)
  15. (verb)make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
  16. (verb)give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
  17. (verb)indicate a decision in regard to
  18. (verb)make a prediction about; tell in advance
  19. (verb)present for redemption before maturation
  20. (verb)challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense
  21. (verb)declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
  22. (verb)lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
  23. (verb)order or request or give a command for
  24. (verb)order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
  25. (verb)utter in a loud voice or announce
  26. (verb)challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
  27. (verb)consider or regard as being
  28. (verb)rouse somebody from sleep with a call
  29. (noun)a method of contacting a person by phone
  30. (noun)a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  31. (noun)a demand
  32. (noun)the characteristic sound produced by a bird
  33. (noun)a brief social visit
  34. (noun)a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
  35. (noun)a demand for a show of hands in a card game
  36. (noun)a request
  37. (noun)an instruction that interrupts the program being executed
  38. (noun)a visit in an official or professional capacity
  39. (noun)(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
  40. (noun)the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date