Tesauro Inglês
(verbo) 
Definition
to name
They called their daughter Mischa.
Sinônimos
name
My mother insisted on naming me Horace.
,
entitle
an instrumental piece entitled `Changing States'
,
dub
He dubbed it the most exciting film currently in cinemas.
,
designate
one man interviewed in our study, whom we shall designate as `Mr E'
,
term
He had been termed a temporary employee.
,
style
people who would like to style themselves as great thinkers
,
label
Too often the press are labelled as irresponsible.
,
describe as
,
christen
a boat which he christened `the Stray Cat'
,
denominate
he saw scarcely a single elevation that he cared to denominate a hill
(verbo) 
Definition
to describe (someone or something) as being
His own party called him a traitor.
Sinônimos
consider
I had always considered myself a strong, competent woman.
,
think
She thought he was about seventeen years old.
,
judge
It will take a few more years to judge the impact of these ideas.
,
estimate
Officials estimate it will be two days before electricity is restored to the island.
,
describe as
,
refer to as
,
regard as
(verbo) 
Definition
to speak loudly so as to attract attention
`Boys!' he called, `Dinner's ready!'
Sinônimos
cry
`You're under arrest!' he cried.
, ,
shout
We began to shout for help.
,
scream
If I hear one more joke about my hair, I shall scream.
, ,
yell
He was out there shouting and yelling.
,
cry out
,
whoop
The audience whooped and cheered with delight.
Opostos
, , ,
be quiet
,
be silent
,
speak softly
(verbo) 
Definition
to telephone
Will you call me as soon as you hear anything?
Sinônimos
phone
I got more and more angry as I waited for her to phone.
,
contact
When she first contacted me, she was upset.
,
telephone
I had to telephone him to say I was sorry.
,
ring (up) (informal, mainly British)
,
give (someone) a bell (British, slang)
,
Skype (trademark)
,
video call
(verbo) 
Definition
to summon
We'd better call the doctor.
Sinônimos
send for
, ,
summon
Howe summoned a doctor and hurried over.
, ,
page
She was paged repeatedly as the flight was boarding.
(verbo) 
He called me over the tannoy.
Sinônimos
hail
I saw him and hailed him.
,
address
The two ministers did not address each other directly.
, , ,
(verbo) 
The group promised to call a meeting of shareholders.
Sinônimos
summon
We couldn't even summon up the energy to open the envelope.
,
gather
In the evenings, we gathered round the fire and talked.
, , ,
assemble
There was nowhere for students to assemble before classes.
,
muster
They mustered in the open, well wrapped and saying little.
,
convene
He convened a meeting of all the managers.
, ,
collect
A crowd collected outside.
Opostos
, , , ,
call off
(verbo) 
Definition
to pay someone a visit
He called at the house every day to ask how I was.
Sinônimos
, ,
go to
,
drop in (informal)
I'll drop in on my way home.
,
stop by
I'll stop by to see you before going home.
,
pop in (informal)
(verbo) 
I'm late for work! Why didn't you call me earlier?
Sinônimos
waken
Have a cup of coffee to waken you.
,
wake
,
wake up
,
arouse
We were aroused from our sleep by a knocking at the door.
,
awaken
He was snoring when I awakened him.
,
rouse
She roused him at 8.30.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a communication by telephone
I got a call from him late last night.
Sinônimos
telephone call
,
bell (informal)
,
phone call
,
buzz (informal)
We'll give him a buzz when we get there.
,
tinkle (informal)
I'll give you a tinkle around five.
,
ring (informal)
We'll give him a ring as soon as we get back.
,
video call
,
Skype (trademark)
(substantivo) 
Definition
a short visit
I decided to pay a call on Faraz.
Sinônimos
visit
Helen recently paid me a visit.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a summons or invitation
There was a call by the trade unions for members to stay home for the duration of the strike.
Sinônimos
request
They agreed to his request for help.
,
order
The company say they can't supply our order.
,
demand
He grew ever more fierce in his demands.
,
appeal
The government issued a last-minute appeal to him to return.
, ,
command
The tanker failed to respond to a command to stop.
, ,
invitation
He received an invitation to lunch.
,
plea
an impassioned plea to mankind to act to save the planet
,
summons
a summons to the palace
,
supplication (formal)
He raised his arms in a gesture of supplication.
(substantivo) 
Definition
need, demand, or desire
I'm afraid there's not much call for that product round here.
Sinônimos
demand
The demand for coal is down.
,
need
There's no need to call the police.
,
market
There's no market for such expensive goods.
,
requirement
The products met all legal requirements.
,
necessity
There is agreement on the necessity of reforms.
(substantivo) 
Definition
need, demand, or desire
There was no call for him to talk to you like he did.
Sinônimos
,
cause
There is obvious cause for concern.
,
reason
There is a reason for every important thing that happens.
,
grounds
,
occasion
You had no occasion to speak to him like that.
,
excuse
There is no excuse for what he did.
,
justification
I knew there was no justification for what I was doing.
,
claim
The office has been dealing with their claim for benefits.
(substantivo) 
Definition
allure or fascination
a sailor who could not resist the call of the sea
Sinônimos
attraction
It was never a physical attraction, just a meeting of minds.
,
draw (informal)
The draw of India lies in its beauty.
,
pull (informal)
No matter how much you feel the pull of the past, try to look to the future.
,
appeal
It was meant to give the party greater public appeal.
,
lure
The lure of rural life is proving as strong as ever.
,
attractiveness
Physical attractiveness can play a major part in how we react to people.
,
allure
It's a game that has really lost its allure.
,
magnetism
There was no doubting the animal magnetism of the man.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a cry or shout
He heard calls coming from the cellar.
Sinônimos
cry
Her brother gave a cry of recognition.
,
shout
I heard a distant shout.
,
scream
Hilda let out a scream.
,
yell
He let out a yell.
,
whoop
A wild frenzy of whoops and yells arose outside.
Opostos

Verbos frasais

See call for someone

expressão idiomática

See call the shots

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of address
Definition
to speak to
The two ministers did not address each other directly.
Sinônimos
speak to,
talk to,
communicate with,
converse with,
apostrophize,
korero (New Zealand)
in the sense of allure
Definition
attractiveness or appeal
It's a game that has really lost its allure.
in the sense of appeal
Definition
an earnest request for money or help
The government issued a last-minute appeal to him to return.
Sinônimos
solicitation,
supplication (formal),
cry from the heart,
adjuration

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