Definition of call
a request; "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many
calls for buggywhips"
(sports) the decision made
by an umpire
or referee; "he was ejected for protesting the call"
order, request, or command
to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"
greet, as with a prescribed
form, title, or name; "He always
addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first
a demand, as for a card
or a suit
or a show
of hands; "He called his trump"