Synonyms and Antonyms of calls 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.
appeals (to), begs, beseeches, conjures, entreats, implores, importunes, invites, invokes, petitions, pleads (to), prays, supplicates
demands, enjoins, exacts, presses, requires
to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
- They called on a specialist after other avenues had failed.
appeals (to), begs, beseeches, besieges, conjures, entreats, impetrates, implores, importunes, petitions, pleads (to), prays, solicits, supplicates
bludges [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadges, mooches, sponges
asks, desires, invokes, requests, sues
claims, coerces, commands, compels, demands, forces, insists, requires
hints, implies, intimates, suggests
appeases, conciliates, gratifies, mollifies, obliges, pacifies, placates, pleases, satisfies
comforts, consoles, contents, quiets