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definition of the word call

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Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
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Singular
call

Plural
calls

call (plural calls)

  1. A telephone conversation.
    I received several phone calls today.
    I received several calls today.
  2. A social visit.
    I paid a call to a dear friend of mine.
  3. A cry or shout.
    He heard a call from the other side of the room.
  4. The characteristic cry of a bird.
    That sound is the distinctive call of the cuckoo bird.
  5. A beckoning or summoning.
    I had to yield to the call of the wild.
  6. (finance): A contract to buy stock (See w:stock_option for further reading); compare put.
  7. (cricket) The act of calling to the other batsman.
  8. (cricket) The state of being the batsman whose role it is to call (depends on where the ball goes.)
  9. (medicine) An overnight duty in the hospital.
  10. (computing) The act of jumping to a subprogram, saving the means to return to the point.
  11. 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.


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