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English definition of “call”

call

verb [T] (NAME)   /kɔl/
to give someone or something a name, or to know or address someone by a particular name: They can’t decide whether to call their new baby Carol or Alice. His name is Anthony, but everyone calls him Tony. call someone names To call someone names is to use rude or insulting words to describe someone: Politicians waste a lot of time calling each other names and criticizing each other.
(Definition of call verb (NAME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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