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Synonyms for (noun) Call

Synonyms: call, call option Definition: the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

Hypernyms: option Definition: the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited

Synonyms: call Definition: (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee Usage: he was ejected for protesting the call

Hypernyms: conclusion, determination, decision Definition: the act of making up your mind about something Usage: the burden of decision was his; he drew his conclusions quickly

Synonyms: call Definition: a visit in an official or professional capacity Usage: the pastor's calls on his parishioners; the salesman's call on a customer

Hypernyms: visit Definition: the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity Usage: a visit to the dentist

Synonyms: call Definition: a brief social visit Usage: 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

Hypernyms: visit Definition: the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time Usage: he dropped by for a visit

Synonyms: Call Definition: a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course Usage: he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

Hypernyms: inclination, disposition, tendency Definition: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others Usage: he had an inclination to give up too easily; a tendency to be too strict

Synonyms: phone call, call, telephone call Definition: a telephone connection Usage: 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

Hypernyms: telephone, telephony Definition: transmitting speech at a distance

Synonyms: call Definition: an instruction that interrupts the program being executed Usage: Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed

Hypernyms: statement, program line, command, instruction Definition: (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program

Synonyms: birdcall, birdsong, call, song Definition: the characteristic sound produced by a bird Usage: a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age

Hypernyms: animal communication Definition: communication between animals (of the same species)

Synonyms: shout, vociferation, yell, cry, call, outcry Definition: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition Usage: the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

Hypernyms: utterance, vocalization Definition: the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Synonyms: call Definition: a request Usage: many calls for Christmas stories; not many calls for buggywhips

Hypernyms: asking, request Definition: the verbal act of requesting

Synonyms: claim, call Definition: a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

Hypernyms: demand Definition: an urgent or peremptory request Usage: his demands for attention were unceasing

Synonyms: call Definition: a demand for a show of hands in a card game Usage: after two raises there was a call

Hypernyms: demand Definition: an urgent or peremptory request Usage: his demands for attention were unceasing

Synonyms: call, margin call Definition: a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement

Hypernyms: demand Definition: an urgent or peremptory request Usage: his demands for attention were unceasing

Synonyms for (verb) Call

Synonyms: call Definition: rouse somebody from sleep with a call Usage: I was called at 5 A.M. this morning

Hypernyms: awaken, arouse, rouse, wake, wake up, waken Definition: cause to become awake or conscious Usage: He was roused by the drunken men in the street; Please wake me at 6 AM.

Synonyms: call Definition: consider or regard as being Usage: I would not call her beautiful

Hypernyms: reckon, regard, consider, view, see Definition: deem to be Usage: She views this quite differently from me; I consider her to be shallow; I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

Synonyms: call Definition: challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of Usage: call the speaker on a question of fact

Hypernyms: challenge, dispute, gainsay Definition: take exception to Usage: She challenged his claims

Synonyms: call Definition: utter in a loud voice or announce Usage: He called my name; The auctioneer called the bids

Hypernyms: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: call Definition: order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role Usage: He was already called 4 times for jury duty; They called him to active military duty

Hypernyms: request Definition: ask (a person) to do something Usage: She asked him to be here at noon; I requested that she type the entire manuscript

Synonyms: call Definition: order or request or give a command for Usage: The unions called a general strike for Sunday

Hypernyms: order Definition: make a request for something Usage: Order me some flowers; order a work stoppage

Synonyms: call Definition: lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal Usage: Call ducks

Hypernyms: lure, tempt, entice Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion Usage: He lured me into temptation

Synonyms: ring, phone, call, call up, telephone Definition: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone Usage: I tried to call you all night; Take two aspirin and call me in the morning

Hypernyms: telecommunicate Definition: communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail

Synonyms: call, send for Definition: order, request, or command to come Usage: She was called into the director's office; Call the police!

Hypernyms: enjoin, say, order, tell Definition: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority Usage: I said to him to go home; She ordered him to do the shopping; The mother told the child to get dressed

Synonyms: call Definition: declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee Usage: call a runner out

Hypernyms: hold, declare, adjudge Definition: declare to be Usage: She was declared incompetent; judge held that the defendant was innocent

Synonyms: call Definition: challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense Usage: He deserves to be called on that

Hypernyms: challenge, dispute, gainsay Definition: take exception to Usage: She challenged his claims

Synonyms: call Definition: require the presentation of for redemption before maturation Usage: Call a bond

Hypernyms: ask, require, expect Definition: consider obligatory; request and expect Usage: We require our secretary to be on time; Aren't we asking too much of these children?; I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons

Synonyms: yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry Definition: utter a sudden loud cry Usage: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle; I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

Hypernyms: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: predict, prognosticate, promise, call, forebode, foretell, anticipate Definition: make a prediction about; tell in advance Usage: Call the outcome of an election

Hypernyms: pretend, guess, hazard, venture Definition: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation Usage: I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again; I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong

Synonyms: call Definition: ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality Usage: He called me a bastard; She called her children lazy and ungrateful

Hypernyms: label Definition: assign a label to; designate with a label Usage: These students were labelled `learning disabled'

Synonyms: call Definition: utter a characteristic note or cry Usage: bluejays called to one another

Hypernyms: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: name, call Definition: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to Usage: They named their son David; The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader

Hypernyms: label Definition: assign a label to; designate with a label Usage: These students were labelled `learning disabled'

Synonyms: call Definition: send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message Usage: Hawaii is calling!; A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling

Hypernyms: telecommunicate Definition: communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail

Synonyms: call Definition: read aloud to check for omissions or absentees Usage: Call roll

Hypernyms: read Definition: look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed Usage: The King will read the proclamation at noon

Synonyms: call Definition: indicate a decision in regard to Usage: call balls and strikes behind the plate

Hypernyms: indicate Definition: to state or express briefly Usage: indicated his wishes in a letter

Synonyms: bid, call Definition: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands Usage: He called his trump

Hypernyms: play Definition: participate in games or sport Usage: We played hockey all afternoon; play cards; Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches

Synonyms: call, call in Definition: demand payment of (a loan) Usage: Call a loan

Hypernyms: demand, exact Definition: claim as due or just Usage: The bank demanded payment of the loan

Synonyms: call Definition: call a meeting; invite or command to meet Usage: The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'; The new dean calls meetings every week

Hypernyms: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: visit, call, call in Definition: pay a brief visit Usage: The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens

Hypernyms: meet, get together Definition: get together socially or for a specific purpose

Synonyms: call Definition: make a stop in a harbour Usage: The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow

Hypernyms: stop, stop over Definition: interrupt a trip Usage: we stopped at Aunt Mary's house; they stopped for three days in Florence

Synonyms: call, address Definition: greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name Usage: He always addresses me with `Sir'; Call me Mister; She calls him by first name

Hypernyms: address, turn to Definition: speak to Usage: He addressed the crowd outside the window

Synonyms: call Definition: stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather Usage: call a football game

Hypernyms: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over Definition: hold back to a later time Usage: let's postpone the exam