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According to WordNet, the noun "call" has 12 sense(s).

107192129 a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty".

107192511 a demand for a show of hands in a card game; "after two raises there was a call".

106796642 the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age".

100164801 (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee; "he was ejected for protesting the call".

100080743 the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date.

101055493 a visit in an official or professional capacity; "the pastor's calls on his parishioners"; "the salesman's call on a customer".

107190693 a request; "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many calls for buggywhips".

107192661 a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement.

107120524 a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience".

106272803 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".

101055954 a brief social visit; "senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"; "the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence".

106582761 an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed".

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