from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired to accept the Gospels as truth and Jesus as one's personal savior.
- n. An occupation, profession, or career.
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- v. Present participle of call.
- n. A strong urge to become religious.
- n. A job or occupation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who calls; a crying aloud, esp. in order to summon, or to attact the attention of, some one.
- n. A summoning or convocation, as of Parliament.
- n. A divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called.
- n. A naming, or inviting; a reading over or reciting in order, or a call of names with a view to obtaining an answer, as in legislative bodies.
- n. One's usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade.
- n. The persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment.
- n. Title; appellation; name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of summoning; a call or summons.
- n. The act of convoking or assembling.
- n. An invitation.
- n. The profession, trade, occupation, or employment to which one is called by aptitude, necessity, etc.; usual occupation, profession, or employment; vocation.
- n. Name; appellation; title.
- n. Synonyms Pursuit, business, etc. See occupation.
- Clamant; crying
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the particular occupation for which you are trained
Yonder, behind the forests, he heard strange sounds; then glinting through the trees he saw, far, far away, the bronzed hosts of a nation calling, calling faintly, calling loudly.
The father went calling, _calling_ the name of his boy.
For example: a label calling for a one-teaspoon dose packaged with a cup marked in milliliters.
In 2007 a black woman in Canada purchased a couch from a store in Toronto and upon being delivered, her 7-year-old daughter spotted the label calling out the color as "Nigger-Brown."
Mushroom would have to remain its more manageable intriguing self, a word calling out to be loved for its divisibility.
What is not acceptable is the name calling and hate mongering.
I have so many less than lady like things I want to say about you, but I've decided to leave the name calling to all the not so happy people who have said you're a shallow, overrated, attention seeking, sad, pathetic, pointless, money hungry human.
Since his arrival home on Friday, President Saleh hasn't made a public appearance, but the state-run news agency issued a statement in his name calling for a comprehensive cease fire between government and opposition forces.
I could handle the fact that my hips made me invisible to my crushes and that I violated every law of popularity, but to be ordinary was a fate worse than the name calling my overachieving rendered.
Looking more carefully at the EOA, the term calling out the 180 days is actually in Sec.