HyperDic: call_up

English > 6 senses of the expression call up:
VERBcommunicationcall up, bring forwardbring forward for consideration
communicationcall up, call, telephone, phone, ringget or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
cognitioncall up, remember, retrieve, recall, call back, recollect, thinkrecall knowledge from memory
creationcall up, summoncause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
competitioncall up, mobilize, mobilise, rallycall to arms
NOUNcommunicationcall upan order to report for military duty
English > call up: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn order to report for military duty.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
BroadersummonsAn order to appear in person at a given place and time
Spanishllamada, llamamiento
Catalancrida
Verbscall upcall to arms
English > call up: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningbring forward for consideration.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymbring forward
BroaderraiseCause to be heard or known
Spanishevocar, poner en consideración
English > call up: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGet or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot call up Sue; They call up
Synonymscall, telephone, phone, ring
Categorytelephone, telephonytransmitting speech at a distance
Entailsdialoperate a dial to select a telephone number
Entailed byhang on, hold the line, hold onhold the phone line open
Narrowercall inmake a phone call
cell phonecall up by using a cellular phone
BroadertelecommunicateCommunicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
Similar tocallsend a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.
Spanishdenominar, llamar por teléfono, llamar, telefonear, teléfono
Catalancridar, denominar, telefonar, tocar, trucar
English > call up: 6 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningrecall knowledge from memory; have a recollection.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Example "call up memories"
Synonymsremember, retrieve, recall, call back, 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 up: 6 senses > verb 4, creation
MeaningCause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsummon
Narrowerraise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forthSummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
English > call up: 6 senses > verb 5, competition
MeaningCall to arms; of military personnel.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmobilize, mobilise, rally
Broadercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
See alsocallorder, request, or command to come
Oppositedemobilize, inactivate, demobiliseRelease from military service or remove from the active list of military service
Spanishmobilizar, movilizar, repuntar
Catalanrepuntar
Nounscall upan order to report for military duty

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