Definitions for call-back
a return call
the recall of an employee after a layoff
a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
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"
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"
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"
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"