call up definition

  • noun:
    • An order to report for military service.
    • an order to report for military responsibility
    • An order to report for military service.
    • an order to report for armed forces duty
  • verb:
    • To access from individual or computer system memory.
    • To ask calling.
    • To select e.g. to a sports squad.
    • bring ahead for consideration
    • get or try to enter communication (with somebody) by telephone
    • recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    • call to arms; of army personnel
    • To retrieve from private or computer memory.
    • To turn to the telephone.
    • to choose e.g. to a sports squad.
    • bring ahead for consideration
    • get or make an effort to get into interaction (with some one) by phone
    • recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    • call to hands; of military workers

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