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

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. Amirah Gajia:

    I was thinking about what I'm going to do next, i knew I wanted to maybe do some baking experiments at home, but I also knew that just yesterday they're calling for volunteers for the NHS. So I thought 'that's a great thing that I could do with my time.'.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Still, the billionaire businessman is showing more flexibility on his campaign agenda now that he’s got the nomination practically wrapped up. The latest headlines on the 2016 elections from the biggest name in politics. See Latest Donald Trump also suggested Donald Trump’s now open to increasing the minimum wage, after indicating early in the election cycle that such a move would slow the economy. I am looking at it, i haven't decided in terms of numbers. But I think people have to get more. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton both are calling for the federal minimum wage to be increased to $ 15 an hour -- in their battle to win over the middle-class vote amid similar promises to narrow the country's economic divide.

  3. Donald Trump:

    We are going to confront dangerous sanctuary cities, i am calling on Congress to deliver a budget that protects our homeland and properly funds all of our law enforcement needs.

  4. Michael Jerryson:

    If you can turn a battle into good versus evil, or doing God's will, you will get so much more devotion, it's a calling that invokes more than the mundane; it raises the stakes.

  5. Sarah Bingham:

    People from across the country are calling to thank us, somebody from Abu Dhabi even reached out to us yesterday and made a purchase from us.

Images & Illustrations of calling

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