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Synonyms for call for

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. request, bespeak, call for, quest(verb)

    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, demand(verb)

    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 for(verb)

    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 for(verb)

    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

How to pronounce call for?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Indian

How to say call for in sign language?

  1. callfor

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How to use call for in a sentence?

  1. Frimet Goldberger:

    Their togetherness is such that one mother's cancer diagnosis is a call for communal prayer and for a clamoring of balabustas(' homemakers') to deliver meals and ease the patient's burden, it is a community that desperately needs our support now — from Americans and Jews everywhere alike.

  2. Joe Torre:

    Determining where to draw the line between an illegal slide and a legitimate hard play is an extremely difficult call for our umpires, we have been in discussions with the Players Association throughout the year regarding potential rule changes to better protect middle infielders, and we intend to continue those discussions this offseason.

  3. The United:

    With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil -- in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan -- the President cannot imagine that Russia is pleased, let this latest provocation serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against North Korea.

  4. Life President Kristen Day:

    Planned Parenthood really wants to target and silence pro-life democrats who make up a third of the Party. They bully and target pro-life Democrats into silence instead of dialogue. They do not represent Democratic principles that call for diversity and inclusion.

  5. John Feinblatt:

    In light of the recent, credible allegations of excessive invoicing and personal enrichment by insiders, it's encouraging that the New York Attorney General is looking into the The NRA, and we renew our call for other state and federal authorities to do the same.


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