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    call back

    call back - Dictionary definition and meaning for word call back

    Definition
    (verb) cause to be returned
    Synonyms : call in , recall , withdraw
    Example Sentence
    • recall the defective auto tires
    • The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt
    Definition
    (verb) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    Example Sentence
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories
    Definition
    (verb) return or repeat a telephone call
    Example Sentence
    • I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?
    • She left a message but the contractor never called back
    Definition
    (verb) summon to return
    Synonyms : recall
    Example Sentence
    • The ambassador was recalled to his country
    • The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession
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