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call (for)

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority
  • with an eye to the expected rush, the manager called for additional waiters

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2 to make a request for
  • called for someone to help with planning the club's party

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call for

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Synonyms & Antonyms of call for (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority
  • The bill calls for tighter regulation.

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2 to have as a requirement
  • This calls for a toast!

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3 to give a request or demand for
  • The position calls for someone with a master's degree.

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