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English verb: call in

1. call in (contact) summon to enter


SamplesThe nurse called in the next patient.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)ask in, invite


Verb groupcall in

2. call in (communication) summon to a particular activity or employment


SamplesExperts were called in.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)call, send for


Verb groupcall in

3. call in (social) pay a brief visit


SamplesThe mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens.


Synonymscall, visit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)get together, meet


Narrower (hyponym)come by, drop by, drop in, see, see


Verb groupcall

4. call in (social) take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)move out, remove, take out

5. call in (communication) make a phone call


SamplesCall in to a radio station.
Call in sick.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s Adjective


Broader (hypernym)call, call up, phone, ring, telephone


Domain categorytelephone, telephony

6. call in (possession) demand payment of (a loan)


SamplesCall a loan.


Synonymscall


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)demand, exact


Verb groupcall

7. call in (possession) cause to be returned


SamplesRecall the defective auto tires.
The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt.


Synonymscall back, recall, withdraw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take


Narrower (hyponym)decommission









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