Definitions for call back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call-back(noun)

    a return call

  2. call-back(verb)

    the recall of an employee after a layoff

  3. recall, call in, call back, withdraw(verb)

    cause to be returned

    "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"

  4. remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think(verb)

    recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

    "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"

  5. call back(verb)

    return or repeat a telephone call

    "I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?"; "She left a message but the contractor never called back"

  6. recall, call back(verb)

    summon to return

    "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. call back(verb)ɔl

    to use a telephone to talk to sb again or to talk to sb who called you before

    Call me back when you have a chance.; I'll call back later.

Wiktionary

  1. call back(Noun)

    Request for a second interview or audition, following a successful initial interview.

  2. call back(Verb)

    To request someone's return.

  3. call back(Verb)

    To telephone someone again at a more convenient time.

  4. call back(Verb)

    To return to a shop or residence one has previously visited.

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