What does Calling mean?

Definitions for Calling
ˈkɔ lɪŋCalling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Calling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. career, calling, vocation(noun)

    the particular occupation for which you are trained

Wiktionary

  1. calling(Noun)

    A strong urge to become religious.

  2. calling(Noun)

    A job or occupation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Calling

    of Call

  2. Calling(noun)

    the act of one who calls; a crying aloud, esp. in order to summon, or to attact the attention of, some one

  3. Calling(noun)

    a summoning or convocation, as of Parliament

  4. Calling(noun)

    a divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called

  5. Calling(noun)

    a naming, or inviting; a reading over or reciting in order, or a call of names with a view to obtaining an answer, as in legislative bodies

  6. Calling(noun)

    one's usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade

  7. Calling(noun)

    the persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment

  8. Calling(noun)

    title; appellation; name

Editors Contribution

  1. calling

    Verb form of the word call.

    The number they are calling is accurate and they connected easily.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2021  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Calling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2604

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Calling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2102

How to pronounce Calling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Calling in sign language?

  1. calling

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Calling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Calling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Calling in a Sentence

  1. Joe Jimenez:

    I think there's a conscious effort to slow it down a bit, then on top of that, you have what's happening from an economy standpoint in the stated shift towards what they're calling sustainable economic growth, which is leading to lower overall growth rates.

  2. David McCallister:

    There were people that disliked the Confederate battle flag before and it appears they were just looking for some opportunity to create some kind of vigilante lynch mob calling for attacks on the Confederate battle flag wherever it be located, wherever it be displayed.

  3. Cynthia Arnson:

    Macri got away from himself when commenting on the sentiment of the region, there is a deep concern about the situation in Venezuela and there is a deep dialogue about what to do, but there is also nobody calling for that tough of a line. That was an exaggeration by Macri because generally Latin America is opposed to any U.S. unilateral action.

  4. Tennessee Rep. Chuck Fleischmann:

    It’s a resolution really calling for a sense of Congress to encourage all of the parties, who have say in the process, to award our five fallen heroes in uniform who have died purple hearts, we don’t want a situation similar to what happened with the heroes who got killed at Fort Hood and they had to wait a very long time to get The Purple Heart.

  5. Patricia Brigham:

    Thats not fair to the men and women who work in local law enforcement. Its certainly not fair to law-abiding citizens who would be affected by this, and I think Lake County needed to hear us stand up and say, weve got Commissioner Josh Blake back. FLORIDA GUN OWNERS, LAWYERS REACT TO LAKE COUNTYS SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY RESOLUTION Those trying to prevent Gun Violence say lax gun laws wont cut it in a state that has seen some of Americas deadliest mass shootings. The Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando left 49 dead. ( Elina Shirazi) We need to be preventing these shootings, not making it easier for dangerous people to use firearms they are concerned about the gun-grabbing, is what they are calling [ it ], what they should be concerned about is our rampant gun violence which is happening almost daily in this country.

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