Definition of Call in

1. Verb. Summon to enter. "The nurse called in the next patient"

Generic synonyms: Ask In, Invite

2. Verb. Summon to a particular activity or employment. "Experts were called in"
Generic synonyms: Call, Send For

3. Verb. Pay a brief visit. "Sam cannot call in Sue "; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
Exact synonyms: Call, Visit
Generic synonyms: Get Together, Meet
Related verbs: Call
Specialized synonyms: See, See, Come By, Drop By, Drop In
Derivative terms: Call, Caller, Visit, Visitant, Visitor

4. Verb. Take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player.
Generic synonyms: Move Out, Remove, Take Out

5. Verb. Make a phone call. "Call in sick"
Category relationships: Telephone, Telephony
Generic synonyms: Call, Call Up, Phone, Ring, Telephone
Derivative terms: Call-in

6. Verb. Demand payment of (a loan). "Call a loan"
Exact synonyms: Call
Related verbs: Call
Generic synonyms: Demand, Exact
Derivative terms: Call, Callable

7. Verb. Cause to be returned. "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
Exact synonyms: Call Back, Recall, Withdraw
Generic synonyms: Take
Specialized synonyms: Decommission
Derivative terms: Callback, Recall

Definition of Call in

1. Verb. (intransitive) To communicate with a base etc, by telephone. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To summon someone, especially for help or advice. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To withdraw something from sale or circulation. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Call In

call date
call dates
call delay
call down
call drink
call drinks
call fire
call for
call forth
call forwarding
call girls
call graph
call graphs
call history
call in (current term)
call into question
call it a day
call it a night
call it as one sees it
call it even
call it quits
call letters
call loan
call mark
call names
call number
call off
call off the dogs

Literary usage of Call in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Do they not differ in call, in practice, in maintenance, and in fruits and effects from the true ministers and true apostles? And do they not agree with the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1910)
"... and if the course and distance will not reach across the river that the call in the grant for crossing the river ought to be considered as a mistake in ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The presbytery declined to place the call in Mr. Myers' hands." "Called meeting, June 19th, 1894. A paper was received from the Perry Church, setting forth ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"when it was necessary for Mm to appear in a strictly proper and becoming dress he was fain to call in the aid of his friend Hope to tie his neckcloth, ..."

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