Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun call_back

2 senses of call-back

Sense 1
call-back -- (a return call)
       => call, phone call, telephone call -- (a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call")

Sense 2
call-back -- (the recall of an employee after a layoff)
       => employment, engagement -- (the act of giving someone a job)


1 sense of callback

Sense 1
recall, callback -- (a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair))
       => request, asking -- (the verbal act of requesting)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb call_back

4 senses of call back

Sense 1
recall, call in, call back, withdraw -- (cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 2
remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think -- (recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "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")

Sense 3
call back -- (return or repeat a telephone call; "I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?"; "She left a message but the contractor never called back")
       => answer, reply, respond -- (react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation")

Sense 4
recall, call back -- (summon to return; "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession")
       => call, send for -- (order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!")

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