Definitions For Call


  • The option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
  • (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
  • A visit in an official or professional capacity
  • A brief social visit
  • A special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
  • A telephone connection
  • An instruction that interrupts the program being executed
  • The characteristic sound produced by a bird
  • A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  • A request
  • A demand especially in the phrase
  • A demand for a show of hands in a card game
  • A demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
  • An act of using the telephone : an act of calling someone on the telephone
  • An act of calling with the voice : a loud cry or shout
  • The sound made by an animal or bird


  • Rouse somebody from sleep with a call
  • Consider or regard as being
  • Challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
  • Utter in a loud voice or announce
  • Order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
  • Order or request or give a command for
  • Lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
  • Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
  • Order, request, or command to come
  • Declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
  • Challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense
  • Require the presentation of for redemption before maturation
  • Utter a sudden loud cry
  • Make a prediction about; tell in advance
  • Ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
  • Utter a characteristic note or cry
  • Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
  • Send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message
  • Read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
  • Indicate a decision in regard to
  • Give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
  • Make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
  • Demand payment of (a loan)
  • Call a meeting; invite or command to meet
  • Pay a brief visit
  • Make a stop in a harbour
  • Greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
  • Stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
  • To speak in a loud voice
  • To announce or read (something) in a loud voice
  • To make the sound that is usual for a particular type of bird or animal

Is Call a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Call is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Call in a Sentence

  • He called to passersby for help.
  • She called up to her husband, who was at the top of the stairs.
  • Her husband called back down to her.
  • A local call costs less than a long-distance or an international call.
  • If there are any calls for me during the meeting, say that I'll call back later.
  • I got a call from my brother last night.

Synonyms for Call

Antonyms for Call

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