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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call-out(verb)

    a challenge to a fight or duel

  2. exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout(verb)

    utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

    "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"

  3. call out(verb)

    call out loudly, as of names or numbers

  4. call out(verb)

    challenge to a duel

    "Aaron Burr called out Alexander Hamilton"


  1. call out(Noun)

    An incidence of someone being summoned for some purpose.

  2. call out(Noun)

    A meeting or rally held in order to find interested participants, eg. for an activity or sports team.

  3. call out(Verb)

    To specify, especially in detail.

  4. call out(Verb)

    To order into service; to summon into service.

  5. call out(Verb)

    To yell out; to vocalize audibly; announce.

  6. call out(Verb)

    To challenge, to denounce.

  7. Origin: From call + out.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of call out in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

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