call up

verb

Definition of call up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to summon together (as for a united effort) <call up all his forces for the attack>

  3. 2 :  to bring to mind :  evoke

  4. 3 :  to summon before an authority

  5. 4 a :  to summon for active military duty b :  to bring up from a minor league to a major league baseball team

  6. 5 :  to bring forward for consideration or action

  7. 6 :  to retrieve from the memory of a computer especially for display and user interaction

1549

First Known Use of call up

1549



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