Definitions for call up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call up(verb)

    an order to report for military duty

  2. call up, bring forward(verb)

    bring forward for consideration

    "The case was called up in court"

  3. call, telephone, call up, phone, ring(verb)

    get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

    "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"

  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 up, mobilize, mobilise, rally(verb)

    call to arms; of military personnel

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. call up(verb)ɔl

    to use the telephone to contact sb

    Let's call Dan up and ask him.; She called up her sister.

Wiktionary

  1. call up(Noun)

    An order to report for military service.

  2. call up(Verb)

    To retrieve from personal or computer memory.

  3. call up(Verb)

    To call on the telephone.

  4. call up(Verb)

    To select e.g. to a sports squad.


Translations for call up

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

call up

to telephone (someone)

He called me up from the airport.

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