What does call on mean?

Definitions for call on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call on, turn(verb)

    have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to

    "She called on her Representative to help her"; "She turned to her relatives for help"


  1. call on(Verb)

    To visit (a person); to pay a call to.

  2. call on(Verb)

    To select (a student).

  3. call on(Verb)

    To request or ask something of (a person); to select for a task.

  4. call on(Verb)

    To correct; to point out an error or untruth.

Anagrams for call on »

  1. clonal, NoCall, on call


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of call on in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of call on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Indian Proverb:

    Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

  2. The State Department:

    We call on all relevant Venezuelan authorities to reconsider the ban imposed on candidates, and reiterate our call for credible and timely electoral observation.

  3. Pierre Krahenbuhl:

    We have to call on the world and call on all the actors in the world who can influence the situation to mobilize, but much more has to be done to respect the civilians and to make sure that they are safe inside the camp.

  4. Ronen Bergman:

    This is the primary Israeli fear, they are afraid at the end of the day, if negotiations fail, Israel would be left alone to make the call -- whether to contain an Iranian nuclear capability or to make the call on the strike.

  5. Naftali Bennett:

    If I get an order to evacuate a Jew from his home, to expel him, me, personally, my conscience would not let me do it. I’ll ask my commander to excuse me, but I won’t publicly call on others to refuse an order. I personally can’t …

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