What does calling mean?

Definitions for calling
ˈkɔ lɪŋcall·ing

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. Andrea Zopp:

    I certainly understand the frustration of those who are calling for the mayor's resignation and their view that he has not handled these issues well, my view is that he is there, and he is paying attention and we have his ear. We ought to use it to drive real change.

  2. Nagisa Manabe:

    Really it started almost at the level of cold-calling, talking to people who really hadn't spoken to us in a long time, and really trying to persuade them to consider us as a very viable alternative in the shipping market.

  3. Wellington Harris:

    T.R. "Tina" Threston is one of the most beautiful women I've ever had the pleasure of meeting and calling friend. There are many beautiful women in the world, but, most of the beauty is skin deep. Tina is the exception to this rule -- her beauty radiates from within from her intellect to her compassion for others, and, she is a true physical beauty -- very pleasing to the eye. She is a rare gem in today's society. Any man lucky enough to capture her heart should hold on tight and not let go.

  4. Zhou Lin:

    Global investors are cannibalizing each other. Calling it a market disaster is not an overstatement, the mood of panic is dominating the market ... And I don't see any signs of meaningful government intervention.

  5. President Donald Trump:

    The beauty is they're calling us.

Images & Illustrations of calling

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