Definition of 'call for'
Translations for 'call for'
British English: call for /kɔːl fɔː/ VERB
If you call for someone or something, you go to collect them.
I shall be calling for you at seven o'clock.
- American English: call for
- Arabic: يَدْعو إلى
- Brazilian Portuguese: requerer
- Chinese: 号召
- Croatian: doći
- Czech: vyzvednout koho kde
- Danish: hente
- Dutch: ophalen
- European Spanish: pasar a recoger
- Finnish: noutaa tilanne tms.
- French: requérir
- German: anfordern
- Greek: περνώ να πάρω
- Italian: passare a prendere
- Japanese: 要求する
- Korean: (…)를 데리러 가다
- Norwegian: spørre etter
- Polish: wezwać do
- European Portuguese: invocar
- Romanian: a merge după cineva
- Russian: зайти за (кем-либо, чем-либо)
- Spanish: recoger
- Swedish: ropa på
- Thai: เรียกหา
- Turkish: gerektirmek
- Ukrainian: заходити по
- Vietnamese: đến rước
Definition of call for from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.