Textual thesaurus for "call"

(noun) call option

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

(noun) Call

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

he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

(noun) phone call, telephone call

a telephone connection

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

(noun) birdcall, birdsong, song

the characteristic sound produced by a bird

a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age

(noun) shout, vociferation, yell, cry, outcry

a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

(noun) claim

a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

(noun) margin call

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

(verb) ring, phone, call up, telephone

get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

I tried to call you all night; Take two aspirin and call me in the morning

(verb) send for

order, request, or command to come

She was called into the director's office; Call the police!

(verb) yell, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry

utter a sudden loud cry

she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle; I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

(verb) predict, prognosticate, promise, forebode, foretell, anticipate

make a prediction about; tell in advance

Call the outcome of an election

(verb) name

assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

They named their son David; The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader

(verb) call off

give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance

(verb) bid

make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

He called his trump

(verb) call in

demand payment of (a loan)

Call a loan

(verb) visit, call in

pay a brief visit

The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens

(verb) address

greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name

He always addresses me with `Sir'; Call me Mister; She calls him by first name