Translation of "call" - English-Russian dictionary

call

verb uk us /kɔːl/
be called sth

A1 to have a particular name

называться
a man called John
What's your dog called?
Their latest record is called "Ecstasy".
GIVE NAME [ + two objects ]

B1 to give someone or something a particular name

называть
I want to call the baby Alex.
DESCRIBE [ + two objects ]

B2 to describe someone or something in a particular way

называть
She called him a liar.
ASK TO COME [ T ]

B2 to ask someone to come somewhere

вызывать, приглашать
She called me into her office.
SHOUT [ I, T ] ( also call out)

B1 to shout or say something in a loud voice

кричать
I thought I heard someone calling my name.
TELEPHONE [ I, T ]

A2 to telephone someone

звонить по телефону
He called me every night while he was away.
Has anyone called the police?
VISIT [ I ] ( also call by/in/round) UK

to visit someone for a short time

заходить, навещать
John called round earlier.
call an election/meeting, etc

to arrange for an election/meeting, etc to happen

назначать выборы/совещание и т. д.
The chairman has called an emergency meeting.
→ See also call sb's bluff , call it a day

(Translation of “call verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)