Definition Of call


(of a person) pay a brief visit.

he called around last night looking for you

a brief visit.

we paid a call on Howard

a cry made as a summons or to attract someone's attention.

in response to the call, a figure appeared

cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention.

she heard Terry calling her

give (an infant or animal) a specified name.

they called their daughter Hannah

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Example Of call

  • call for academic papers

  • call me on my office number

  • As she lies in bed one night, she is overjoyed to hear the monkeys call from the young forest.

  • At the secondary level there was hardly any call for history teaching.

  • ‘You call,’ he said. ‘Heads or tails?’

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