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British pronunciation/kˈɔːl/
American pronunciation/ˈkɔɫ/
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to telephone a place or person

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to give a name or title to someone or something

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to call definition and meaning
2.1

to describe or address someone or something in a particular way

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Are you calling me a bad friend?
He calls himself a fitness enthusiast because he loves working out.
They're calling her crazy just because she has unique ideas.
I can't believe you're calling me selfish.
He works in marketing, or advertising, or whatever you want to call his job.
2.2

to address or refer to someone or something using a particular name or title

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The children like to call their grandmother 'Nana'.
Her name is Elizabeth, but everyone calls her Liz.
Don't forget to call me 'Aunt Sarah' when you introduce me to your friends.
At the gym, we all call each other by our workout nicknames.
She doesn't like it when people call her by her nickname.
03

to go to a particular place in order to pay someone a quick visit or to do a specific thing

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to attract someone’s attention by shouting or saying something loudly

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4.1

(of a bird or an animal) to produce a characteristic sound

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05

to request or order someone to come to a place, particularly a court of law in order to testify

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5.1

to announce the occurrence of something or order something to happen

5.2

to cause someone to make a specific career or life choice

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to predict the result of something, particularly a future event, such as an election

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to predict which side of a coin will face upwards after it is tossed

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The robin called from the treetop, heralding the arrival of spring.
The seagulls called to each other as they flew along the coast.
From the dense foliage, a troop of monkeys could be heard calling to one another, signaling their location.
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to match the current bet or raise made by another player in the same round of betting, thereby staying in the hand and retaining the chance to win the pot

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the act of talking to someone on the phone or an attempt to reach someone through a phone

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the sound that a bird or an animal usually makes

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a choice made or a judgment reached after considering several possibilities

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(in sports) a decision, particularly one that is made by an umpire or referee

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a visit in an official or professional capacity

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a brief social visit

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the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

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a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course

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a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

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a request

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a demand especially in the phras

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a demand for a show of hands in a card game

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an instruction that interrupts the program being executed

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a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement

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They call their grandparents every Sunday to check in.
Can you call the office and ask for the schedule?
Can you call the restaurant and make a reservation for us?
Where were you when I called you earlier?
The hole calls the thief.
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