Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To specify, especially in detail.
  • v. To order into service; to summon into service.
  • v. To yell out; to vocalize audibly; announce.
  • v. To challenge, to denounce.
  • n. An incidence of someone being summoned for some purpose.
  • n. A meeting or rally held in order to find interested participants, eg. for an activity or sports team.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. challenge to a duel
  • v. call out loudly, as of names or numbers
  • v. utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

Etymologies

From call + out. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She goes off shopping at 4:00P.M.and returns at 7:45 to find a starving throng who were about to call out the National Guardto track down a lost mom.

    A Mind at a Time

  • “Soon after you came to yourself again you heard Mr. Rubrick call out that he had found the diamond clip?”

    Died in the Wool

  • He recognized Gjiann's squad and wanted to call out to her but did not, knowing she could not hear him.

    The False Mirror

  • I was just as surprised as everyone else to hear Miss Hamilton call out my name.

    Music in The Night

  • While holding Tree Pose, look at your baby and call out Tree Pose!

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga

  • Once highly detailed scans had been made of crime scenes, they could be flawlessly recreated with holotechnology, and the computers could be used to call out various anomalies with great precision.

    MILLENNIUM

  • Nonetheless he followed me down all the stairs, begging to call out the Eleusinian Guard and kill the bull with spears.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • Not until I scramble out of my spider hole does our neighbor Jane Feder, who has been watching the work intently from her kitchen window for two weeks, call out to me.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • “Captain,” he heard Pzial call out from the communications station, “we are receiving an urgent incoming message from Admiral Komack at Starfleet Command.”

    Creative Couplings

  • The sympathy his manhood and his misfortunes call out adopts even his faults; but genius pampered, acknowledged, crowned, can only retain our sympathy by turning the same force once expended against outward enemies now against inward, and carrying forward and planting the standard of Oromasdes so many leagues farther on into the envious Dark.

    The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol. I

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