- A telephone conversation.
- A short visit, usually for social purposes.
- A visit by a ship or boat to a port.
- A cry or shout.
- A decision or judgement.
- The characteristic cry of a bird or other animal.
- A beckoni...
- A beckoning or summoning.
- The right to speak at a given time during a debate or other public event; the floor.
- An option to buy stock at a specified price during or at a specified time.
- The act of calling to the other batsman.
- The state of being the batsman whose role it is to call (depends on where the ball goes.)
- A work shift which requires one to be available when requested (see on call).
- The act of jumping to a subprogram, saving the means to return to the original point.
- A statement of a particular state, or rule, made in many games such as bridge, craps, jacks, and so on.
- The act of matching a bet made by a player who has previously bet in the same round of betting.
- A note blown on the horn to encourage the dogs in a hunt.
- A whistle or pipe, used by the boatswain and his mate to summon the sailors to duty.
- A pipe or other instrument to call birds or animals by imitating their note or cry. A game call.
- An invitation to take charge of or serve a church as its pastor.
- Vocation; employment; calling.
- A reference to, or statement of, an object, course, distance, or other matter of description in a survey or grant requiring or calling for a corresponding object, etc., on the land.
- To use one's voice. To request, summon, or beckon. To cry or shout. To utter in a loud or distinct voice. To contact by telephone. To declare in advance.
To rouse from sleep; to awaken.
To declare (an effort or project) to be a failure.
- To visit.
To pay a (social) visit .
To stop at a station or port.
- To name, identify or describe. To name or refer to. Of a person, to have as one's name; of a thing, to have as its name. To predict.
To state, or estimate, approximately or loosely; to characterize without strict regard to fact. To disclose the class or character of; to identify.
- Direct or indirect use of the voice. (of a batsman): To shout directions to the other batsman on whether or not they should take a run. (of a fielder): To shout to other fielders that he intends to take a catch (thus avoiding collisions). To equal the same amount that other players are currently betting. To match the current bet amount, in preparation for a raise in the same turn. (Usually, players are forbidden to announce one's play this way.) To state, or invoke a rule, in many games such as bridge, craps, jacks, and so on.
- To require, demand.
- To announce the early extinction of a debt by prepayment, usually at a premium.
- To demand repayment of a loan.
- To jump to (another part of a program) to perform some operation, returning to the original point on completion.
source: Urban Dictionary
- To lay claim to something or someone, secure right of ownership. A spoken agreement between friends that gives the person calling something rights to the thing/person called, without the other friends interfering.
source: Urban Dictionary
- Final decision based on value judgement, 'the last word'. Please note that this is rarely used without a possessive pronoun preceding it.