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Synonyms for call for
call for

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. request, bespeak, call for, questverb

    express the need or desire for; ask for

    "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"

    Synonyms:
    demand, bespeak, indicate, betoken, gather up, need, postulate, involve, point, bay, require, pick up, quest, necessitate, take, collect, ask, signal, request, invite

  2. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandverb

    require as useful, just, or proper

    "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, pick up, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, inquire, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, fill, necessitate, bespeak, invite, imply, consume, drive, hire, posit, consider, need, rent, pick out, collect, quest, contract, adopt, film, remove, demand, gather up, lease, take aim, want, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, engage, make, claim, regard, enquire, request, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, affect, expect, bring, command, submit, convey, shoot, aim, direct, contend, charter, get, contain, take in, subscribe, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, accept, guide, admit, ask, conduct

  3. invite, call forverb

    request the participation or presence of

    "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"

    Synonyms:
    demand, bespeak, involve, bid, ask for, gather up, need, ask round, tempt, ask over, ask in, take in, receive, pick up, quest, necessitate, pay for, require, take, collect, ask, request, postulate, invite

  4. collect, pick up, gather up, call forverb

    gather or collect

    "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"

    Synonyms:
    gain vigor, cop, pile up, take in, peck, pull in, take, invite, gather, nail, need, amass, lift up, perk up, necessitate, arrest, roll up, get word, quest, nab, percolate, demand, garner, see, receive, accumulate, gather up, postulate, request, compile, require, hoard, pull together, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, ask, uplift, involve, find out, intoxicate, pick up, bespeak, elate, catch, learn, get wind, perk, collect, discover, hear

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How to use call for in a sentence?

  1. Heather White:

    The announcement from Kraft should be a wake-up call for other food manufacturers to take notice, go back to the drawing board, reformulate and get rid of these synthetic ingredients of concern, especially in food that is marketed to children.

  2. President Nicolas Maduro:

    I make a call for participation and permanent dialogue.

  3. Elias Haddad:

    As a bank we have pushed out our call for a 25 basis point rate hike by one year to November 2020 from November 2019.

  4. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy:

    Like all Americans, I've been horrified by the recent terrorist attacks in California and Paris. This should be a wake-up call for all of us, this is a moment to seize here in America. And today I'm here to say that 'Connecticut, we are seizing that moment.'.

  5. Tulsi Gabbard:

    If President Assad is indeed guilty of this horrible chemical attack on innocent civilians, I will be the first to call for his prosecution and execution by the International Criminal Court.


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