call in
verb Date: 1545 transitive verb 1. to order to return or to be returned: as a. to withdraw from an advanced position <
call in the outposts
>
b. to withdraw from circulation <
call in bank notes and issue new ones
>
2. to summon to one's aid or for consultation <
call in a mediator
>
3. to deliver (a message) by telephone <
call in an order for pizza
>
intransitive verb to communicate with a person by telephone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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