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English definition of “call”

call

verb (CONSIDER)    /kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/
[T + obj + noun ] to consider someone or something to be: He knows a lot of people, but only one or two that he'd call close friends. One sandwich and a lettuce leaf - I don't call that a meal! I'm not calling you a liar - I'm just suggesting that you misunderstood the facts of the situation.Guessing, supposing and suspecting call sth your own to consider something as belonging to you: I don't aspire to anything very grand - I just want a place I can call my own.Having and owning - general words
(Definition of call verb (CONSIDER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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