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Entry Word: call
Function: noun
Text: 1 a natural vocal sound made by an animal <a ranger who could immediately identify the call of every creature in the forest>
Synonyms cry, note
Related Words bark, bay, bellow, bleat, bray, caterwaul, caw, cheep, chirp, grunt, hoot, howl, low, meow, moo, neigh, peep, roar, screech, squawk, squeak, squeal, twitter, whinny, yap, yelp, yip, yowl
2 a coming to see another briefly for social or business reasons <we paid a call on the new neighbors the day after they moved in>
Synonyms visit, visitation
Related Words meeting, rendezvous, tryst; stopover
3 a communication by telephone <give me a call as soon as you arrive, so I'll know you got there safely>
Synonyms buzz, ring
Related Words callback; toll call; message
4 an act or instance of asking for information <put out a call for the answer to the question> -- see QUESTION 2
5 an entitlement to something <you have no call to insult people> -- see CLAIM 1