HyperDic: call_back

English > 4 senses of the expression call back:
VERBpossessioncall back, recall, call in, withdrawcause to be returned
cognitioncall back, remember, retrieve, recall, call up, recollect, thinkrecall knowledge from memory
communicationcall backreturn or repeat a telephone call
communicationcall back, recallsummon to return
English > call back: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningCause to be returned.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
Synonymsrecall, call in, withdraw
NarrowerdecommissionWithdraw from active service
BroadertakeTake into one's possession
Spanishretirar, suprimir
Catalanretirar, suprimir
Nounscallbacka request by the manufacturer / manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
English > call back: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningrecall knowledge from memory; have a recollection.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Synonymsremember, retrieve, recall, call up, recollect, think
Caused byremindput in the mind of someone
Narrowerknowperceive as familiar / familiar
recognize, recogniseperceive to be the same
review, brush up, refreshrefresh one's memory
Oppositeforget, block, blank out, draw a blankBe unable to remember
Spanishacordarse, acordar, evocar, recordar, rememorar
Catalanrecordar, rememorar
English > call back: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningReturn or repeat a telephone call.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?"
Broaderanswer, reply, respondReact verbally
Spanishvolver a llamar
Nounscall-backa return call
English > call back: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningsummon to return.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
Spanishrecordar, volver a llamar
Nounscall-backthe recall of an employee after a layoff

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