Definition of Call For

  • (verb) express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"
  • (verb) request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
  • (verb) gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"
  • (verb) require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

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