Meaning of “call for sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

call for sth

phrasal verb with call uk us /kɔːl/ verb
SAY

to demand that something happens:

They are calling for a ban on guns.
NEED

to need or deserve a particular action or quality:

You passed your test? This calls for a celebration!

(Definition of “call for sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)