call up

Definitions of call up
  1. verb
    get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
    synonyms: call, phone, ring, telephone
    send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message
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    cell phone
    call up by using a cellular phone
    call in
    make a phone call
    type of:
    communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
  2. verb
    recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    call up memories”
    synonyms: call back, recall, recollect, remember, retrieve, think
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    blank out, block, draw a blank, forget
    be unable to remember
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    perceive as familiar
    recognise, recognize
    perceive to be the same
    brush up, refresh, review
    refresh one's memory
    consider to be equal or the same
  3. verb
    bring forward for consideration
    “The case was called up in court”
    synonyms: bring forward
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    cause to be heard or known; express or utter
  4. noun
    an order to report for military duty
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    an order to appear in person at a given place and time
  5. verb
    call to arms; of military personnel
    synonyms: mobilise, mobilize, rally
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    demobilise, demobilize, inactivate
    release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
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    call, send for
    order, request, or command to come
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