Definitions for call-back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call-back(noun)

    a return call

  2. call-back(noun)

    the recall of an employee after a layoff

  3. recall, callback(verb)

    a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)

  4. 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"

  5. 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"

  6. call back(verb)

    return or repeat a telephone call

    "I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?"; "She left a message but the contractor never called back"

  7. recall, call back(verb)

    summon to return

    "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of call-back in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of call-back in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kristene Doyle:

    Some people who call say that's still a lot and they can't afford it, then they call back because they see it's more expensive elsewhere.

  2. Renee Allen:

    I tried to call several times, only to be told that the call volume was too much, and to call back another time. And then it would hang up on me.

  3. Neil Meron:

    It really is celebratory about movies and yet it's kind of cheeky in a way, but yet it has a beautiful musical motif which... we integrate throughout the show as kind of a call-back theme.

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