Definitions for call for
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word call for
request, bespeak, call for, quest(verb)
express the need or desire for; ask for
"She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand(verb)
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"
invite, call for(verb)
request the participation or presence of
"The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
collect, pick up, gather up, call for(verb)
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"
To shout out in order to summon (a person).
To ask for in a loud voice.
To request, demand.
To necessitate, demand.
To stop at a place and ask for (someone).
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Just vengeance does not call for punishment.
I call for a thorough investigation into the issue.
Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
Let me stress the 'help' part, this was a call for help.
You call for help and you lose someone, that has to stop.
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