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English noun: call up

1. call up (communication) an order to report for military duty


Broader (hypernym)summons


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


English verb: call up

1. call up (communication) bring forward for consideration


SamplesThe case was called up in court.


Synonymsbring forward


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)raise

2. call up (communication) get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone


SamplesI tried to call you all night.
Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.


ExamplesSam cannot call up Sue , They call up


Synonymscall, phone, ring, telephone


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)telecommunicate


Narrower (hyponym)call in, cell phone


Entaildial


Verb groupcall


Domain categorytelephone, telephony

3. call up (cognition) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection


SamplesI can't remember saying any such thing.
I can't think what her last name was.
Can you remember her phone number?.
Do you remember that he once loved you?.
Call up memories.


Synonymscall back, recall, recollect, remember, retrieve, think


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Narrower (hyponym)brush up, know, recognise, recognize, refresh, review


Antonymsblank out, draw a blank, forget, block

4. call up (competition) call to arms; of military personnel


Synonymsmobilise, mobilize, rally


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)call, send for


Antonymsdemobilise, demobilize, inactivate









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