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    call for

    call for - Dictionary definition and meaning for word call for

    (verb) express the need or desire for; ask for
    Synonyms : bespeak , quest , request
    Example Sentence
    • She requested an extra bed in her room
    • She called for room service
    (verb) require as useful, just, or proper
    Synonyms : ask , demand , involve , necessitate , need , postulate , require , take
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    (verb) request the participation or presence of
    Synonyms : invite
    Example Sentence
    • The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference
    (verb) gather or collect
    Synonyms : collect , gather up , pick up
    Example Sentence
    • 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

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