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calling (for)

verb
present participle of call (for)

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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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calling for

phrase
present participle of call for

Synonyms & Antonyms of calling 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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“Calling (for).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/calling%20%28for%29. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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