HyperDic: call_for

English > 4 senses of the expression call for:
VERBcommunicationcall for, request, ask for, bespeak, questexpress the need or desire for
stativecall for, necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
communicationcall for, inviterequest the participation or presence of
possessioncall for, collect, pick up, gather upgather or collect
English > call for: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress the need or desire for; ask for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrequest, ask for, bespeak, quest
Narrowerappeal, invokerequest earnestly (something from somebody)
applyask (for something)
askmake a request or demand for something to somebody
ask out, ask, invite out, take outmake a date
begask to obtain free
callCall a meeting
challengeask for identification
claimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
claim, lay claim, arrogatedemand as being one's due or property
demandrequest urgently and forcefully
demandask to be informed of
desireExpress a desire for
encorerequest an encore, from a performer
excuse, beg offask for permission to be released from an engagement
invite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
invite, ask inask to enter
invite, ask over, ask roundinvite someone to one's house
ordermake a request for something
petitionWrite a petition for something to somebody
reserveObtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
reserve, hold, bookArrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
solicit, beg, tapmake a solicitation / solicitation or entreaty for something
supplicateask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Similar toinvite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
Spanishpedir, rogar, solicitar
Catalandemanar, sol·licitar
English > call for: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningrequire as useful, just, or proper.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsnecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, demand
Narrowerclaim, take, exactTake as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
compelNecessitate or exact
costrequire to lose, suffer, or sacrifice
cry out for, cry forNeed badly or desperately
drawrequire a specified depth for floating
governrequire to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood
Oppositeobviate, rid of, eliminateDo away with
Similar toclaim, take, exactTake as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
Spanishdemandar, exigir, implicar, involucrar, necesitar, pedir, precisar, preguntar, reclamar, requerir, solicitar
Catalanexigir, implicar, involucrar, necessitar, precisar, preguntar, reclamar, requerir
English > call for: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningrequest the participation or presence of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonyminvite
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Similar torequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Spanishconvidar, convocar, invitar, pedir, requerir
Catalanconvidar, invitar
English > call for: 4 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningGather or collect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscollect, pick up, gather up
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishbuscar, recoger, recopilar
Catalanpassar a buscar, recopilar

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