What does call mean?

Definitions for call

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word call.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. call, phone call, telephone callnoun

    a telephone connection

    "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"

  2. Callnoun

    a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course

    "he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call"

  3. cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationnoun

    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

    "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

  4. call, claimnoun

    a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

  5. birdcall, call, birdsong, songnoun

    the characteristic sound produced by a bird

    "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"

  6. callnoun

    a brief social visit

    "senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"; "the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence"

  7. margin call, callnoun

    a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement

  8. callnoun

    a demand for a show of hands in a card game

    "after two raises there was a call"

  9. callnoun

    a request

    "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many calls for buggywhips"

  10. callnoun

    an instruction that interrupts the program being executed

    "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"

  11. callnoun

    a visit in an official or professional capacity

    "the pastor's calls on his parishioners"; "the salesman's call on a customer"

  12. callnoun

    (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee

    "he was ejected for protesting the call"

  13. call option, callverb

    the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

  14. name, callverb

    assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

    "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

  15. callverb

    ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality

    "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"

  16. call, telephone, call up, phone, ringverb

    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"

  17. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squallverb

    utter a sudden loud cry

    "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

  18. call, send forverb

    order, request, or command to come

    "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"

  19. visit, call in, callverb

    pay a brief visit

    "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

  20. callverb

    call a meeting; invite or command to meet

    "The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'"; "The new dean calls meetings every week"

  21. callverb

    read aloud to check for omissions or absentees

    "Call roll"

  22. callverb

    send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message

    "Hawaii is calling!"; "A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling"

  23. callverb

    utter a characteristic note or cry

    "bluejays called to one another"

  24. callverb

    stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather

    "call a football game"

  25. address, callverb

    greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name

    "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"

  26. callverb

    make a stop in a harbour

    "The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"

  27. call, call inverb

    demand payment of (a loan)

    "Call a loan"

  28. bid, callverb

    make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

    "He called his trump"

  29. call, call offverb

    give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance

  30. callverb

    indicate a decision in regard to

    "call balls and strikes behind the plate"

  31. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promiseverb

    make a prediction about; tell in advance

    "Call the outcome of an election"

  32. callverb

    require the presentation of for redemption before maturation

    "Call a bond"

  33. callverb

    challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense

    "He deserves to be called on that"

  34. callverb

    declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee

    "call a runner out"

  35. callverb

    lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal

    "Call ducks"

  36. callverb

    order or request or give a command for

    "The unions called a general strike for Sunday"

  37. callverb

    order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role

    "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"; "They called him to active military duty"

  38. callverb

    utter in a loud voice or announce

    "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids"

  39. callverb

    challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of

    "call the speaker on a question of fact"

  40. callverb

    consider or regard as being

    "I would not call her beautiful"

  41. callverb

    rouse somebody from sleep with a call

    "I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"


  1. callnoun

    A telephone conversation.

  2. callnoun

    A social visit.

    I paid a call to a dear friend of mine.

  3. callnoun

    A cry or shout.

    He heard a call from the other side of the room.

  4. callnoun

    A decision or judgement.

    That was a good call.

  5. callnoun

    The characteristic cry of a bird or other animal.

    That sound is the distinctive call of the cuckoo bird.

  6. callnoun

    A beckoning or summoning.

    I had to yield to the call of the wild.

  7. callnoun

    An option to buy stock at a specified price during or at a specified time.

  8. callnoun

    The act of calling to the other batsman.

  9. callnoun

    The state of being the batsman whose role it is to call (depends on where the ball goes.)

  10. callverb

    To request, summon, or beckon.

    That person is hurt, call for help!

  11. callverb

    To cry or shout.

    I can't see you. Call out to me so I can find you.

  12. callverb

    To contact by telephone.

    Why don't you call me in the morning.

  13. callverb

    To pay a social visit.

    We could always call on a friend.

  14. callverb

    To name or refer to.

    Why don't we dispense with the formalities. Please call me Al.

  15. callverb

    (reflexively: to be called) Of a person, to have as one's name; of a thing, to have as its name.

  16. callverb

    (of a batsman): To shout directions to the other batsman on whether or not they should take a run.

  17. callverb

    (of a fielder): To shout to other fielders that he intends to take a catch (thus avoiding collisions.)

  18. callverb

    To match or equal the amount of poker chips in the pot as the player that bet.

  19. callnoun

    A work shift which requires one to be available when requested (see on call).

  20. callnoun

    The act of jumping to a subprogram, saving the means to return to the point.

  21. callnoun

    A statement of a particular state, or rule, made in many games such as bridge, craps, jacks, and so on.

    There was a 20 dollar bet on the table, and my call was 9.

  22. callnoun

    The act of matching a bet made by a player who has previously bet in the same round of betting.

  23. callverb

    (with an object preceded by the preposition for) To require, demand.

    This job calls for patience.

  24. callverb

    To state, or invoke a rule, in many games such as bridge, craps, jacks, and so on.

    My partner called 2 spades.

  25. callverb

    To announce the early extinction of a debt by prepayment, usually at a premium.

  26. callverb

    To demand repayment of a loan.

  27. callverb

    To predict.

    He called twelve of the last three recessions.

  28. callverb

    To declare in advance.

    The captains call the coin toss.

  29. callverb

    To jump to (another part of a program) to perform some operation, returning to the original point on completion.

  30. Etymology: From callen, from ceallian and kalla; both from kalzōnan, from gal(o)s-. Cognate with kallen, kallen, kalla, kalle, kalla, gloria, galw, głos, galsas. More at glory.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Callnoun

    Etymology: from the verb.

    But would you sing, and rival Orpheus’ strain,
    The wond’ring forests soon should dance again:
    The moving mountains hear the pow’rful call,
    And headlong streams hang list’ning in their fall. Alexander Pope.

    It may be feared, whether our nobility would contentedly suffer themselves to be always at the call, and to stand to the sentence of a number of mean persons. Richard Hooker, Preface.

    But death comes not at call; justice divine
    Mends not her slowest pace, for pray’rs or cries. Par. Lost.

    Yet he at length, time to himself best known,
    Rememb’ring Abraham, by some wond’rous call,
    May bring them back repentant and sincere. Par. Regained.

    St. Paul himself believed he did well, and that he had a call to it, when he persecuted the christians, whom he confidently thought in the wrong: but yet it was he, and not they, who were mistaken. John Locke.

    How justly then will impious mortals fall,
    Whose pride would soar to heav’n without a call? Wentworth Dillon.

    Those who to empire by dark paths aspire,
    Still plead a call to what they most desire. Dryden.

    Oh! Sir, I wish he were within my call, or your’s. John Denham.

    Dependence is a perpetual call upon humanity, and a greater incitement to tenderness and pity, than any other motive whatsoever. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 181.

    For those birds or beasts were made from such pipes or calls, as may express the several tones of those creatures, which are represented. John Wilkins, Mathemat. Magick.

    Now, through the land, his cure of souls he stretch’d,
    And, like a primitive apostle, preach’d:
    Still chearful, ever constant to his call;
    By many follow’d, lov’d by most, admir’d by all. Dryden.

    Upon the sixteenth was held the serjeants feast at Ely place, there being nine serjeants of that call. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.

  2. To CALLverb

    Etymology: calo, Lat. kalder, Danish.

    And God called the light day, and the darkness he called night. Gen. i. 5.

    Be not amazed, call all your senses to you, defend my reputation, or bid farewel to your good life for ever. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.

    Why came not the slave back to me, when I called him? William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    Are you call’d forth from out a world of men,
    To slay the innocent? William Shakespeare, Richard III.

    Lodronius, that famous captain, was called up, and told by his servants, that the general was fled. Richard Knolles, Hist.

    Or call up him, that left half told
    The story of Cambuscan bold. John Milton.

    Drunkenness calls off the watchmen from their towers; and then evils proceed from a loose heart, and an untied tongue. Jeremy Taylor, Holy Living.

    The soul makes use of her memory, to call to mind what she is to treat of. Brian Duppa, Rules to Devotion.

    Such fine employments our whole days divide,
    The salutations of the morning tide
    Call up the sun; those ended, to the hall
    We wait the patron, hear the lawyers bawl. Dryden.

    Then, by consent, abstain from further spoils,
    Call off the dogs, and gather up the spoils. Addison.

    By the pleasures of the imagination or fancy, I mean such as arise from visible objects, when we call up their ideas into our minds by paintings, statues, or descriptions. Joseph Addison, Spectator.

    Why dost thou call my sorrows up afresh!
    My father’s name brings tears into my eyes. Joseph Addison, Cato.

    I am called off from publick dissertations, by a domestick affair of great importance. Tatler, №. 750.

    Æschylus has a tragedy, entitled Persæ, in which the shade of Darius is called up. , Notes on the Odyssey.

    The passions call away the thoughts, with incessant importunity, toward the object that excited them. Isaac Watts.

    Now call we our high court of parliament. William Shakespeare.

    The king being informed of much that had passed that night, sent to the lord mayor to call a common council immediately. Edward Hyde.

    The king had sent for the earl to return home, where he should be called to account for all his miscarriages. Edward Hyde.

    Once a day, especially in the early years of life and study, call yourselves to an account, what new ideas, what new proposition or truth, you have gained. Isaac Watts.

    In that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girdling with sackcloth. Isaiah, xxii. 12.

    Paul a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God. Rom. i. 1.

    I call God for a record upon my soul, that, to spare you, I came not as yet unto Corinth. 2 Cor. i. 23.

    When that lord perplexed their counsels and designs, with inconvenient objections in law, the authority of the lord Manchester, who had trod the same paths, was still called upon. Edward Hyde.

    Nor ballad-singer, plac’d above the croud,
    Sings with a note so shrilling, sweet, and loud,
    Nor parish-clerk, who calls the psalm so clear. John Gay.

    And, as you go, call on my brother Quintus,
    And pray him, with the tribunes, to come to me. Ben Jonson, Catiline.

    He ordered her to call at his house once a week, which she did for some time after, when he heard no more of her. William Temple.

    That I might begin as near the fountain-head as possible, I first of all called in at St. James’s. Joseph Addison, Spect. №. 403.

    We called in at Morge, where there is an artificial port. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

    He swells with angry pride,
    And calls forth all his spots on every side. Abraham Cowley.

    See Dionysius ’s thoughts refine,
    And call new beauties forth from ev’ry line. Alexander Pope.

    Deafness unqualifies men for all company, except friends; whom I can call names, if they do not speak loud enough. Jonathan Swift, to Pope.

    He also is wise, and will bring evil, and will not call back his words; but will arise against the house of the evil doers, and against the help of them that work iniquity. Isaiah, xxxi. 2.

    Madam, his majesty doth call for you,
    And for your grace, and you, my noble lord. William Shakespeare.

    You see, how men of merit are sought after; the undeserver may sleep, when the man of action is called for. William Shakespeare.

    Among them he a spirit of phrensy sent,
    Who hurt their minds,
    And urg’d you on, with mad desire,
    To call in haste for their destroyer. John Milton, Agonistes.

    For master, or for servant, here to call,
    Was all alike, where only two were all. John Dryden, Fab.

    He commits every sin that his appetite calls for, or perhaps his constitution or fortune can bear. John Rogers.

    Quintus Horatius Flaccus describes an old usurer, as so charmed with the pleasures of a country life, that, in order to make a purchase, he called in all his money; but what was the event of it? why, in a very few days after, he put it out again. Joseph Addison, Spectator.

    If clipped money be called in all at once, and stopped from passing by weight, I fear it will stop trade, and put our affairs all at a stand. John Locke.

    Neither is any thing more cruel and oppressive in the French government, than their practice of calling in their money, after they have sunk it very low, and then coining it anew, at a higher value. Jonathan Swift.

    The heat is past, follow me no farther now;
    Call in the pow’rs, good cousin, Westmoreland. William Shakespeare.

    He fears my subjects loyalty,
    And now must call in strangers. John Denham, Sophy.

    I would be loth to pay him before his day; what need I be so forward with him, that calls not on me? William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    Thrice call upon my name, thrice beat your breast,
    And hail me thrice to everlasting rest. Dryden.

    The Athenians, when they lost any men at sea, went to the shores, and, calling thrice on their names, raised a cenotaph, or empty monument, to their memories. William Broome, on the Odyss.

    When their sov’reign’s quarrel calls ’em out,
    His foes to mortal combat they defy. John Dryden, Virgil.

    Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me. Psalm i. 15.


  1. call

    Computer-assisted language learning (CALL), British, or Computer-Aided Instruction (CAI)/Computer-Aided Language Instruction (CALI), American, is briefly defined in a seminal work by Levy (1997: p. 1) as "the search for and study of applications of the computer in language teaching and learning". CALL embraces a wide range of information and communications technology applications and approaches to teaching and learning foreign languages, from the "traditional" drill-and-practice programs that characterised CALL in the 1960s and 1970s to more recent manifestations of CALL, e.g. as used in a virtual learning environment and Web-based distance learning. It also extends to the use of corpora and concordancers, interactive whiteboards, computer-mediated communication (CMC), language learning in virtual worlds, and mobile-assisted language learning (MALL).The term CALI (computer-assisted language instruction) was in use before CALL, reflecting its origins as a subset of the general term CAI (computer-assisted instruction). CALI fell out of favour among language teachers, however, as it appeared to imply a teacher-centred approach (instructional), whereas language teachers are more inclined to prefer a student-centred approach, focusing on learning rather than instruction. CALL began to replace CALI in the early 1980s (Davies & Higgins 1982: p. 3) and it is now incorporated into the names of the growing number of professional associations worldwide. An alternative term, technology-enhanced language learning (TELL), also emerged around the early 1990s: e.g. the TELL Consortium project, University of Hull. The current philosophy of CALL puts a strong emphasis on student-centred materials that allow learners to work on their own. Such materials may be structured or unstructured, but they normally embody two important features: interactive learning and individualised learning. CALL is essentially a tool that helps teachers to facilitate the language learning process. It can be used to reinforce what has already been learned in the classroom or as a remedial tool to help learners who require additional support. The design of CALL materials generally takes into consideration principles of language pedagogy and methodology, which may be derived from different learning theories (e.g. behaviourist, cognitive, constructivist) and second-language learning theories such as Stephen Krashen's monitor hypothesis. A combination of face-to-face teaching and CALL is usually referred to as blended learning. Blended learning is designed to increase learning potential and is more commonly found than pure CALL (Pegrum 2009: p. 27).See Davies et al. (2011: Section 1.1, What is CALL?). See also Levy & Hubbard (2005), who raise the question Why call CALL "CALL"?


  1. call

    A call generally refers to a communication or conversation initiated by one person to another using a telephone or other communication device. It allows individuals to connect and converse in real-time, regardless of their physical location. Calls can be used for various purposes such as personal conversations, business meetings, customer support, or emergency assistance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Callverb

    to command or request to come or be present; to summon; as, to call a servant

  2. Callverb

    to summon to the discharge of a particular duty; to designate for an office, or employment, especially of a religious character; -- often used of a divine summons; as, to be called to the ministry; sometimes, to invite; as, to call a minister to be the pastor of a church

  3. Callverb

    to invite or command to meet; to convoke; -- often with together; as, the President called Congress together; to appoint and summon; as, to call a meeting of the Board of Aldermen

  4. Callverb

    to give name to; to name; to address, or speak of, by a specifed name

  5. Callverb

    to regard or characterize as of a certain kind; to denominate; to designate

  6. Callverb

    to state, or estimate, approximately or loosely; to characterize without strict regard to fact; as, they call the distance ten miles; he called it a full day's work

  7. Callverb

    to show or disclose the class, character, or nationality of

  8. Callverb

    to utter in a loud or distinct voice; -- often with off; as, to call, or call off, the items of an account; to call the roll of a military company

  9. Callverb

    to invoke; to appeal to

  10. Callverb

    to rouse from sleep; to awaken

  11. Callverb

    to speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; -- sometimes with to

  12. Callverb

    to make a demand, requirement, or request

  13. Callverb

    to make a brief visit; also, to stop at some place designated, as for orders

  14. Callnoun

    the act of calling; -- usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle's call

  15. Callnoun

    a signal, as on a drum, bugle, trumpet, or pipe, to summon soldiers or sailors to duty

  16. Callnoun

    an invitation to take charge of or serve a church as its pastor

  17. Callnoun

    a requirement or appeal arising from the circumstances of the case; a moral requirement or appeal

  18. Callnoun

    a divine vocation or summons

  19. Callnoun

    vocation; employment

  20. Callnoun

    a short visit; as, to make a call on a neighbor; also, the daily coming of a tradesman to solicit orders

  21. Callnoun

    a note blown on the horn to encourage the hounds

  22. Callnoun

    a whistle or pipe, used by the boatswain and his mate, to summon the sailors to duty

  23. Callnoun

    the cry of a bird; also a noise or cry in imitation of a bird; or a pipe to call birds by imitating their note or cry

  24. Callnoun

    a reference to, or statement of, an object, course, distance, or other matter of description in a survey or grant requiring or calling for a corresponding object, etc., on the land

  25. Callnoun

    the privilege to demand the delivery of stock, grain, or any commodity, at a fixed, price, at or within a certain time agreed on

  26. Callnoun

    see Assessment, 4


  1. Call

    Call is a band from Lahore, Pakistan, formed by Zulfiqar J. Khan, Danish J. Khan, Khurram J. Khan and Omer Pervaiz. In 1996, the band's guitarist, Omer Pervaiz left to concentrate on his solo project, Naqsh and the band bassist, Shahzad Hameed, left to pursuit his own solo project. Ahsan Fida Khan and Faisal Murtaza recruited their places. On October 20, 2001, Danish J. Khan, the band’s vocalist and lyricist, performed for the last time and later on left the band. Khurram Jabbar Khan moved to the United States, Zulfiqar J. Khan concentrated on his band Paradigm while Ahsan and Faisal moved on to fulfill family obligations. However, the band reformed in 2002 and after a few line-up changes, released their debut album, Jilawatan in late 2005.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Call

    kawl, v.i. to cry aloud (with out; to, after, at, up, down): to make a short visit (with upon, for, at).—v.t. to name: to summon: to appoint or proclaim: to designate or reckon: to select for a special office, as in 'called to be an apostle,' 'to be called to the bar:' (coll.) to call bad names to some one.—n. a summons or invitation: an impulse: a demand: a short visit: a shrill whistle: the cry of a bird: admission to the rank of barrister: an invitation to the pastorate of a congregation, also the written form of such with appended list of names of persons concurring: (coll.) occasion, cause.—ns. Call′-at-large, a form of pastoral call sometimes adopted by a presbytery where a congregation is not unanimous, in which the name of the person to be called is not inscribed beforehand, and names cannot be adhibited by mandate; Call′-bird, a bird trained to allure others into snares; Call′-boy, a boy who waits upon the prompter in a theatre, and calls the actors when wanted on the stage; Call′er, one who pays a short visit; Call′ing, that station to which a person is called by Providence to fill: one's trade, profession, or occupation; Call′ing-crab, a popular name for the fiddler-crab, which waves its larger claw when disturbed; Call′-note, the note by which a bird or beast calls its young.—Call attention to, to point out; Call away, to divert the mind; Call back, to recall; Call for, to ask loudly: claim; Call forth, to bring or summon to action; Call for trumps, to lay down such cards at whist as will induce one's partner to lead a trump; Call in, to bring in from outside, as the notes in circulation, &c.; Call in question, to challenge; Call off, to summon away; Call on, or upon, to invoke, appeal to; Call out, to challenge to fight, esp. a duel: to summon to service, bring into operation; Call over, to read aloud a list; Call to account, to summon to render an account; Call up, to summon from beneath, or to a tribunal. [A.S. ceallian; Ice. kalla, Dut. kallen.]

  2. Call

    kawl, n. (Spens.) a caul or cap.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. call

    A peculiar silver pipe or whistle, used by the boatswain and his mates to attract attention, and summon the sailors to their meals or duties by various strains, each of them appropriated to some particular purpose, such as hoisting, heaving, lowering, veering away, belaying, letting go a tackle-fall, sweeping, &c. This piping is as attentively observed by sailors, as the bugle or beat of drum is obeyed by soldiers. The coxswains of the boats of French ships of war are supplied with calls to "in bow oar," or "of all," "oars," &c.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. call

    A military musical term, signifies a signal given by a trumpet, bugle, or drum.

Editors Contribution

  1. call

    A request for action.

    The political party leader did call for a national unity government to be created and they choose to work together for the optimum health and shared prosperity for all.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020  

  2. call

    A type of telephone conversation.

    They did call each other regularly to ensure their unity was clear and known.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

Suggested Resources

  1. CALL

    What does CALL stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the CALL acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CALL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Call is ranked #2376 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Call surname appeared 15,324 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Call.

    93.1% or 14,268 total occurrences were White.
    3.1% or 475 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.5% or 244 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 175 total occurrences were Black.
    0.6% or 103 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 61 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'call' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #892

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'call' in Written Corpus Frequency: #331

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'call' in Nouns Frequency: #501

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'call' in Verbs Frequency: #38

How to pronounce call?

How to say call in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of call in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of call in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of call in a Sentence

  1. James Phillips:

    It's important for the American public to understand, and for the folks in politics to understand as well that we are already receiving guidance from the CDC on how to reuse our PPE. That is a deviation from the standard of care. Normally in what we would call conventional care, we would wear a different mask for every single patient, but we're already being asked to use those for multiple patients if not multiple days. That is a significant deviation from the standard. If we had enough equipment, we would wear one mask per patient as it has been recommended for decades.

  2. John Blount:

    All of a sudden he got a call on his phone, he said 'OK', looked up and said, 'It's time to leave.' We had just made it up there.

  3. Dawn Bryant:

    I'm divided. I'm not sure. I'm going to keep watching and weighing my options on both of the candidates, it's a tough, tough call.

  4. Katie Stockton:

    In reality, the Dow Theory doesn't call for it in this kind of scenario, so it's really a misperception, or a bad interpretation of Dow Theory, so it would matter if the Dow industrials were in a down trend and were breaking out and trying to reverse that down trend, then you would want to see that confirmation from the transports.

  5. Utah Senator Orrin Hatch:

    I think they need to call in the chips and say, 'OK: you said you're for us. Now prove it,'.

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  • تلفن, اتصل, سمى, دعا, دعوةArabic
  • тэлефанаваць, званіць, клікаць, патэлефанаваць, пазваніць, клікнуцьBelarusian
  • посещение, призив, вик, повикване, крясък, визита, разговор, анонсирам, назовавам, посещавам, обаждам се, викам, звъня, повиквам, наричам се, наричамBulgarian
  • crit, trucada, crida, telefonada, visita, xiscle, xillar, cridar, tocar, dir-se, visitar, trucar, telefonar, xisclarCatalan, Valencian
  • chjamàCorsican
  • křik, volání, hovor, zavolat, křičet, volat, říkat, zatelefonovat, navštívit, telefonovatCzech
  • galwadWelsh
  • telefonopkald, opkaldDanish
  • Option, Ruf, Besuch, Anruf, Bereitschaftsdienst, Notdienst, Lockruf, Laut, anrufen, anbellen, anbimmeln, antelefonieren, anläuten, rufen, heißen, besuchen, herbeirufen, nennen, aufringen, anklingeln, durchrufen, telefonierenGerman
  • αναφώνηση, επίσκεψη, κάλεσμα, τιτίβισμα, εφημερία, κλήση, κραυγή, ξεφωνητό, τηλεφώνημα, πρόσκληση, καλώ, τηλεφωνώ, φωνάζωGreek
  • voko, vokiEsperanto
  • convocatoria, grito, llamada, canto, visita, llamar, visitar, gritarSpanish
  • تلفن کردن, زنگ زدن, صدا زدنPersian
  • puhelinsoitto, kutsu, vierailu, huuto, käynti, soitto, kutsuhuuto, soittaa, nimetä, kutsuaFinnish
  • exécution, chant, appel, sur appel, cri, visite, téléphoner, appelé, crier, faire appel, visiter, appeler, suivreFrench
  • glao, glaoch, tabhair arIrish
  • gairmScottish Gaelic
  • berro, chamada, visita, berrar, chamar, visitarGalician
  • ציוץ, צלצול, קרא, נקרא, צלצלHebrew
  • फ़ोन करना, पुकारना, कहना, बुलानाHindi
  • releHaitian Creole
  • nevez, kiált, felhív, hív, meglátogatHungarian
  • կանչ, այցելություն, զանգ, այցելել, զանգել, կանչել, կոչվել, կոչել, գոռալ, անվանվել, անվանել, զանգահարելArmenian
  • dipanggilIndonesian
  • telefonar, vokarIdo
  • hróp, heimsókn, kall, símtal, kalla, hringja í, hrópa, heilsa upp á, heimsækjaIcelandic
  • telefonata, visita, turno, grido, chiamata, saluto, urlo, richiamo, capatina, canto, convocazione, coprire, chiamare, visitare, gridareItalian
  • 通話, 呼び出し, 呼び, 叫び, 来訪, 呼び声, 訪問, 鳴き声, 電話をかける, 叫ぶ, 呼ぶ, 訪ねる, 電話Japanese
  • 부름, 외침, 통화, 울음, 방문, 전화, 전화하다, 소리치다, 불리다, 방문하다, 부르다, 찾아가다, 외치다, 불러내다Korean
  • بانگKurdish
  • clamo, vocōLatin
  • Ruff, UruffLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • sauktLatvian
  • karangaMāori
  • вик, повик, крик, посета, се јавува, вика, повикува, нарекува, посетува, навраќа, телефонира, ѕвониMacedonian
  • panggilMalay
  • telefoongesprek, bezoek, roep, oproep, vragen, heten, bezoeken, schreeuwen, opbellen, roepen, aanroepen, meegaan, noemenDutch
  • kalleNorwegian
  • krzyk, zew, wołanie, wezwanie, rozmowa telefoniczna, okrzyk, wizyta, wywołanie, zatelefonować, wołać, wezwać, telefonować, dzwonić, nazywać się, zadzwonić, zawołać, nazywać, wzywaćPolish
  • بللPashto, Pushto
  • chamada, grito, visita, ligação, chamado, telefonema, canto, chamar-se, visitar, requerer, gritar, ligar, chamar, telefonarPortuguese
  • telefon, clamer, cridar, numnar, clomar, clamarRomansh
  • vizită, chemare, telefona, chema, suna, striga, numiRomanian
  • зов, крик, визит, звонок, вызов, голос, кричать, позвонить, называться, называть, крикнуть, вызвать, позвать, навестить, назвать, вызывать, звать, навещать, назваться, звонить, зватьсяRussian
  • आव्हेSanskrit
  • ciamareSardinian
  • telefonski poziv, звати, zvatiSerbo-Croatian
  • telefonovať, volať, zavolať, zatelefonovaťSlovak
  • klic, poklicatiSlovene
  • besök, telefonsamtal, fågelsång, anrop, rop, hojta, ropa, syna, hälsa på, telefonera, anropa, heta, besöka, ringa, kallaSwedish
  • kilio, mwito, kuitwa, kuita, kupiga simuSwahili
  • పిలుపు, పిలుచు, అనుTelugu
  • tawag, tawaganTagalog
  • çağrı, aramakTurkish
  • позвати, покликати, подзвонити, дзвонити, звати, кликатиUkrainian
  • بلانا, کہنا, پکارناUrdu
  • טעלעפֿאָנירןYiddish
  • 呼叫Chinese
  • biza ngokuthi, biza, memezaZulu

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    relating to or involving money
    A inexpiable
    B bristly
    C pecuniary
    D motile

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