call+for

  • 1call for — an appeal or demand for. → call call for require; demand. → call call for stop to collect. → call …

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  • 2call for — (something) 1. to demand something. Officials called for an investigation. 2. to require something. The recipe calls for 12 pounds of tomatoes, onions, sausage, and some herbs. I didn t know if that kind of comment was what was called for. 3. to… …

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  • 3call for — ► call for require; demand. Main Entry: ↑call …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4call for — [v] demand; entail ask for, inquire, involve, lack, necessitate, need, occasion, request, require, suggest, want; concept 646 …

    New thesaurus

  • 5call for — index command, demand, desire, entail, exact, market (demand), necessitate, request …

    Law dictionary

  • 6call for — verb 1. express the need or desire for; ask for (Freq. 24) She requested an extra bed in her room She called for room service • Syn: ↑request, ↑bespeak, ↑quest • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7call for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms call for : present tense I/you/we/they call for he/she/it calls for present participle calling for past tense called for past participle called for 1) call for something to say publicly that something must… …

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  • 8call for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you call for someone, you go to the building where they are, so that you can both go somewhere. [V P n] I shall be calling for you at seven o clock. Syn: pick up 2) PHRASAL VERB If you call for something, you demand that it… …

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  • 9call for — phrasal 1. to call (as at one s house) to get < I ll call for you after dinner > 2. to require as necessary or appropriate < the job calls for typing skills > < the design calls for three windows > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10call for — phr verb Call for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑campaign, ↑congress, ↑Congressman, Congresswoman, ↑demonstration, ↑demonstrator, ↑document, ↑forecast, ↑manifesto, ↑occasion, ↑petition, ↑ …

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  • 11call for — desperate times call for desperate measures Syn: require, need, necessitate; justify, warrant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12call for — Synonyms and related words: affect, apply for, ask, ask for, assume, bare necessities, be hurting for, be indicated, beg leave, bespeak, bid come, blackmail, bring, bring back, brook no denial, call, call away, call back, call forth, call in,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13call for — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To ask] Syn. ask for, request, make inquiry about; see ask 1 , summon 1 . 2. [To need] Syn. require, demand, necessitate, deserve; see need , require 2 . 3. [To come to get] Syn. come for, stop for, collect, fetch; see&#8230; …

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  • 14call for — 1) this calls for a celebration Syn: require, need, necessitate, make necessary, demand, be grounds for, justify, warrant 2) he called for an enquiry Syn: ask for, request, seek …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 15call for — (smb) come and get someone Could you please come and call on me before you go to the game …

    Idioms and examples

  • 16call for — {v.} 1. To come or go to get (someone or something). * /John called for Mary to take her to the dance./ Syn.: PICK UP. 2. To need; require. * /The cake recipe calls for two cups of flour./ * /Success in school calls for much hard study./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17call for — {v.} 1. To come or go to get (someone or something). * /John called for Mary to take her to the dance./ Syn.: PICK UP. 2. To need; require. * /The cake recipe calls for two cups of flour./ * /Success in school calls for much hard study./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 18call for — verb a) To shout out in order to summon (a person). I leant out of the back door and called for Lucy. b) To ask for in a loud voice. We finished the main course in short order and called for more wine …

    Wiktionary

  • 19call\ for — v 1. To come or go to get (someone or something). John called for Mary to take her to the dance. Syn.: pick up 2. To need; require. The cake recipe calls for two cups of flour. Success in school calls for much hard study …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 20call for — require, ask for    This recipe calls for bee pollen. Where can we get that? …

    English idioms