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"


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