Definitions for call in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call-in(verb)

    a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program

  2. call in(verb)

    summon to enter

    "The nurse called in the next patient"

  3. call in(verb)

    summon to a particular activity or employment

    "Experts were called in"

  4. visit, call in, call(verb)

    pay a brief visit

    "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

  5. call in(verb)

    take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player

  6. call in(verb)

    make a phone call

    "call in to a radio station"; "call in sick"

  7. call, call in(verb)

    demand payment of (a loan)

    "Call a loan"

  8. 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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. call in(verb)ɔl

    to officially ask sb to help

    They called in the FBI after the shooting.

  2. call inɔl

    to phone the place where you work

    Jay called in to say he'd be late.

  3. call inɔl

    to phone a TV or radio station to speak on the air

    listeners calling in to comment


  1. call in(Verb)

    To communicate with a base etc, by telephone.

  2. call in(Verb)

    To summon someone, especially for help or advice.

  3. call in(Verb)

    To withdraw something from sale or circulation.

Anagrams of call in

  1. incall

  2. clinal


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