Call Call, v. i.
1. To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; -
sometimes with to.
You must call to the nurse. -Shak.
The angel of God called to Hagar. -Gen. xxi.
2. To make a demand, requirement, or request.
They called for rooms, and he showed them one.
3. To make a brief visit; also, to stop at some place
designated, as for orders.
He ordered her to call at the house once a week.
To call for
(a) To demand; to require; as, a crime calls for
punishment; a survey, grant, or deed calls for the
metes and bounds, or the quantity of land, etc., which
(b) To give an order for; to request. ``Whenever the coach
stopped, the sailor called for more ale.' -Marryat.
To call on, To call upon,
(a) To make a short visit to; as, call on a friend.
(b) To appeal to; to invite; to request earnestly; as, to
call upon a person to make a speech.
(c) To solicit payment, or make a demand, of a debt.
(d) To invoke or play to; to worship; as, to call upon
To call out To call or utter loudly; to brawl.