Textual thesaurus for "call for"

(verb) bespeak, request, quest

express the need or desire for; ask for

She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

(verb) invite

request the participation or presence of

The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference

(verb) collect, pick up, gather up

gather or collect

You can get the results on Monday; She picked up the children at the day care center; They pick up our trash twice a week

(verb) take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, involve, demand

require as useful, just, or proper

It takes nerve to do what she did; success usually requires hard work; This job asks a lot of patience and skill; This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice; This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent