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Spanish translation of “call”

call

verb /koːl/
to give a name to
llamar
My name is Alexander, but I’m called Sandy by my friends.
to regard (something) as
llamar
I saw you turn that card over – I call that cheating.
to speak loudly (to someone) to attract attention etc
llamar
Call everyone over here She called louder so as to get his attention.
to summon; to ask (someone) to come (by letter, telephone etc)
convocar
They called him for an interview for the job He called a doctor.
to make a visit
hacer una visita
I shall call at your house this evening You were out when I called.
to telephone
llamar
I’ll call you at 6 p.m.
(in card games) to bid.
marcar, declarar
caller noun
visita, visitante
caller unknown.
calling noun (formal) a trade or profession
vocación; profesión
Teaching is a worthwhile calling.
call box noun a public telephone box
cabina telefónica
There’s a call box opposite the hospital entrance.
call centre /ˈsentə/ /ˈsentər/ noun ( call center) an office where a large number of people use telephones to deal with calls from customers, especially to take orders or to answer questions
Centro de Llamadas
The company has just opened a call centre/call center in India.
call for phrasal verb to demand or require
exigir
This calls for quick action.
to collect
pasar a buscar
I’ll call for you at eight o’clock.
call off phrasal verb to cancel
cancelar, suspender, anular
The party’s been called off.
call on phrasal verb to visit
pasar a ver, visitar
I’ll call on him tomorrow.
to ask someone to speak at a meeting etc
ceder la palabra a
The magistrate finally called on the prosecution to open their case.
to ask someone publicly to something
pedir
The UN Secretary-General called on both sides to stop the fighting.
call up phrasal verb to telephone (someone)
llamar (por teléfono)
He called me up from the airport.
give (someone) a call to telephone (someone)
llamar (por teléfono)
I’ll give you a call tomorrow.
on call keeping (oneself) ready to come out to an emergency
de guardia
Which of the doctors is on call tonight?
(Definition of call from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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