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call in

verb

Definition of call in

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to order to return or to be returned: as a :  to withdraw from an advanced position <call in the outposts> b :  to withdraw from circulation <call in bank notes and issue new ones>

  3. 2 :  to summon to one's aid or for consultation <call in a mediator>

  4. 3 :  to deliver (a message) by telephone <call in an order for pizza>

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to communicate with a person by telephone

call in sick

  1. :  to report by telephone that one will be absent because of illness



1545

First Known Use of call in

1545


Law Dictionary

call in

transitive verb

Legal Definition of call in

  1. :  call 4




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