Synonyms and Antonyms of call on
to place reliance or trust
- She's the one I call on when I need a friend.
to make a request of
- She called on me for a ride to the airport.
appeal (to), beg, beseech, conjure, entreat, implore, importune, invite, invoke, petition, plead (to), pray, supplicate
demand, enjoin, exact, press, require
to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
- They called on a specialist after other avenues had failed.
appeal (to), beg, beseech, besiege, conjure, entreat, impetrate, implore, importune, petition, plead (to), pray, solicit, supplicate
bludge [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadge, mooch, sponge
ask, desire, invoke, request, sue
claim, coerce, command, compel, demand, force, insist, require
hint, imply, intimate, suggest
appease, conciliate, gratify, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, please, satisfy
comfort, console, content, quiet