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

1 sense of call-in

Sense 1
call-in -- (a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program)
       => 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")

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

7 senses of call in

Sense 1
call in -- (summon to enter; "The nurse called in the next patient")
       => invite, ask in -- (ask to enter; "We invited the neighbors in for a cup of coffee")

Sense 2
call in -- (summon to a particular activity or employment; "Experts were called in")
       => call, send for -- (order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!")

Sense 3
visit, call in, call -- (pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens")
       => meet, get together -- (get together socially or for a specific purpose)

Sense 4
call in -- (take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player)
       => take out, move out, remove -- (cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom")

Sense 5
call in -- (make a phone call; "call in to a radio station"; "call in sick")
       => call, telephone, call up, phone, ring -- (get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning")

Sense 6
call, call in -- (demand payment of (a loan); "Call a loan")
       => demand, exact -- (claim as due or just; "The bank demanded payment of the loan")

Sense 7
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")

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