What does call-in mean?

Definitions for call-in

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word call-in.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. call-in(verb)

    a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program

  2. call in(verb)

    summon to enter

    "The nurse called in the next patient"

  3. call in(verb)

    summon to a particular activity or employment

    "Experts were called in"

  4. visit, call in, call(verb)

    pay a brief visit

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

  5. call in(verb)

    take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player

  6. call in(verb)

    make a phone call

    "call in to a radio station"; "call in sick"

  7. call, call in(verb)

    demand payment of (a loan)

    "Call a loan"

  8. 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"


  1. call-in(Noun)

    Such a radio programme

  2. call-in(Noun)

    Such a call

  3. call-in(Adjective)

    In which members of the public telephone the studio and talk live to the presenter.

Anagrams for call-in »

  1. clinal

  2. incall


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of call-in in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of call-in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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,'.

  2. Nicole Snow:

    I'm not afraid to say if we aren't good at something and we need to call in someone to support our needs.

  3. Rudolf Jaun:

    This was a pragmatic solution but also a very problematic one, the Redoubt strategy was what we call in German a Notloesung (emergency solution).

  4. Richard Clarke:

    The problem today is we don't have anybody at the front to call in airstrikes, and so our planes very often return to base with the bomb still on them.

  5. Tom Hayes:

    Make some efforts on Libor, any favours they can call in whatever ... make sure you take the guys out for like a strip club or whatever the night before.

Images & Illustrations of call-in

  1. call-incall-incall-in


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