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call (n):
the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
Related Words: option
call (n):
(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
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he was ejected for protesting the call
call (n):
a visit in an official or professional capacity
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the pastor's calls on his parishioners.
the salesman's call on a customer
call (n):
a brief social visit
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senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers.
the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence
call (n):
a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
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he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call
call (n):
a telephone connection
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she reported several anonymous calls.
he placed a phone call to London.
he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
call (n):
an instruction that interrupts the program being executed
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Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed
call (n):
the characteristic sound produced by a bird
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a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age
Related Words: song
call (n):
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
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the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
Related Words: cryoutcryshoutyell
call (n):
a request
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many calls for Christmas stories.
not many calls for buggywhips
call (n):
a demand especially in the phrase
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the call of duty
call (n):
a demand for a show of hands in a card game
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after two raises there was a call
call (n):
a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
call (v):
send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message
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Hawaii is calling!
A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling
call (v):
rouse somebody from sleep with a call
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I was called at 5 A.M. this morning
call (v):
lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
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Call ducks
call (v):
get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
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I tried to call you all night.
Take two aspirin and call me in the morning

Related Words: phoneringtelephone
call (v):
order, request, or command to come
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She was called into the director's office.
Call the police!
call (v):
consider or regard as being
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I would not call her beautiful
call (v):
challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
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call the speaker on a question of fact
call (v):
utter in a loud voice or announce
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He called my name.
The auctioneer called the bids
call (v):
order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
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He was already called 4 times for jury duty.
They called him to active military duty
call (v):
order or request or give a command for
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The unions called a general strike for Sunday
call (v):
declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
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call a runner out
call (v):
challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense
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He deserves to be called on that
call (v):
require the presentation of for redemption before maturation
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Call a bond
call (v):
utter a sudden loud cry
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she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle.
I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

Related Words: cryhollerholloscreamshoutyell
call (v):
make a prediction about; tell in advance
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Call the outcome of an election
Related Words: anticipateforebodeforetellpredictprognosticate
call (v):
ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
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He called me a bastard.
She called her children lazy and ungrateful
call (v):
utter a characteristic note or cry
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bluejays called to one another
call (v):
assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
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They named their son David.
The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader

Related Word: name
call (v):
read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
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Call roll
call (v):
indicate a decision in regard to
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call balls and strikes behind the plate
call (v):
give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
call (v):
make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
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He called his trump
Related Words: bid
call (v):
demand payment of (a loan)
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Call a loan
call (v):
pay a brief visit
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The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens
Related Words: visit
call (v):
make a stop in a harbour
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The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow
call (v):
call a meeting; invite or command to meet
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The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'.
The new dean calls meetings every week
call (v):
greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
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He always addresses me with `Sir'.
Call me Mister.
She calls him by first name
call (v):
stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
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call a football game
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First think, and then speak

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Think about what you are going to say before you speak


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