Definitions for call for

Definitions for (verb) call for

Main entry: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

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

Main entry: call for, invite

Definition: request the participation or presence of

Usage: The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference

Main entry: collect, call for, pick up, gather up

Definition: gather or collect

Usage: 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

Main entry: take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve, demand

Definition: require as useful, just, or proper

Usage: 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

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