Calling Synonyms & Definitions

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• CallingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) 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.
  2. (n.) The persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment.
  3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Call
  4. (n.) A summoning or convocation, as of Parliament.
  5. (n.) Title; appellation; name.
  6. (n.) The act of one who calls; a crying aloud, esp. in order to summon, or to attact the attention of, some one.
  7. (n.) Ones usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade.
  8. (n.) A divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called.

• CallDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A short visit; as, to make a call on a neighbor; also, the daily coming of a tradesman to solicit orders.
  2. (v. t.) To invoke; to appeal to.
  3. (v. t.) To rouse from sleep; to awaken.
  4. (v. t.) To show or disclose the class, character, or nationality of.
  5. (n.) A whistle or pipe, used by the boatswain and his mate, to summon the sailors to duty.
  6. (n.) The act of calling; -- usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugles call.
  7. (n.) An invitation to take charge of or serve a church as its pastor.
  8. (n.) Vocation; employment.
  9. (v. i.) To make a brief visit; also, to stop at some place designated, as for orders.
  10. (v. t.) To utter in a loud or distinct voice; -- often with off; as, to call, or call off, the items of an account; to call the roll of a military company.
  11. (n.) A reference to, or statement of, an object, course, distance, or other matter of description in a survey or grant requiring or calling for a corresponding object, etc., on the land.
  12. (v. t.) To give name to; to name; to address, or speak of, by a specifed name.
  13. (v. t.) To summon to the discharge of a particular duty; to designate for an office, or employment, especially of a religious character; -- often used of a divine summons; as, to be called to the ministry; sometimes, to invite; as, to call a minister to be the pastor of a church.
  14. (v. t.) To regard or characterize as of a certain kind; to denominate; to designate.
  15. (n.) A divine vocation or summons.
  16. (n.) The cry of a bird; also a noise or cry in imitation of a bird; or a pipe to call birds by imitating their note or cry.
  17. (n.) A note blown on the horn to encourage the hounds.
  18. (n.) A requirement or appeal arising from the circumstances of the case; a moral requirement or appeal.
  19. (v. t.) To invite or command to meet; to convoke; -- often with together; as, the President called Congress together; to appoint and summon; as, to call a meeting of the Board of Aldermen.
  20. (v. t.) To state, or estimate, approximately or loosely; to characterize without strict regard to fact; as, they call the distance ten miles; he called it a full days work.
  21. (n.) See Assessment, 4.
  22. (n.) The privilege to demand the delivery of stock, grain, or any commodity, at a fixed, price, at or within a certain time agreed on.
  23. (v. i.) To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; -- sometimes with to.
  24. (v. t.) To command or request to come or be present; to summon; as, to call a servant.
  25. (v. i.) To make a demand, requirement, or request.
  26. (n.) A signal, as on a drum, bugle, trumpet, or pipe, to summon soldiers or sailors to duty.

• CalleDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A kind of head covering; a caul.