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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


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