Translation of "call" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk /kɔːl/ us
be called sth

A1 to have a particular name

belli bir isimle çağırılmak, anılmak
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

birine belli bir isim vermek, o isimle çağırmak
I want to call the baby Alex.
DESCRIBE [ + two objects ]

B2 to describe someone or something in a particular way

birini,/bir şeyi hususi olarak tasvir etmek, isimlendirmek
She called him a liar.

B2 to ask someone to come somewhere

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

B1 to shout or say something in a loud voice

bağırmak, seslenmek, yüksek sesle çağırmak
I thought I heard someone calling my name.

A2 to telephone someone

telefonla aramak
He called me every night while he was away.
Has anyone called the police?
VISIT [ I ] mainly UK UK call by/in/round

to visit someone for a short time

kısa ziyarette bulunmak
John called round earlier.
call an election/meeting, etc

to arrange for an election/meeting, etc to happen

bir toplantı/seçim talebinde bulunmak/ayarlamak
The chairman has called an emergency meeting.
→ See also call sb's bluff , call it a day

(Translation of “call verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)