Results for call

Definitions of call:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To cry aloud: to make a short visit.

part of speech: noun

A summons or invitation; a command; a short visit.

part of speech: verb transitive

To name: to summon: to appoint or proclaim.

part of speech: noun

A summons or invitation: an impulse: a demand: a short visit: a shrill whistle: the cry of a bird.

part of speech: verb transitive

To summon from, or invite to, any place; officially choose for an office; as, to call minister; name; exhort; utter in a loud voice; rouse from sleep.

part of speech: verb

To name; to invite to come; to summon; to warn; to exhort; to visit.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To speak in a loud voice; make a brief visit.

part of speech: noun

A summons or invitation; a request or command; a short visit; the cry uttered by certain animals.

Usage examples for call:

  • Don't call me your dear. "The Philanderer", George Bernard Shaw
  • You call that late? "The Flying Stingaree", Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Hold on, I exclaimed, this call can wait. "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill
  • " I have been to make a call on Miss Brewster," he said. "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
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