To shout out in order to summon (a person). (verb)
To ask for in a loud voice. (verb)
To request, demand. (verb)
To necessitate, demand. (verb)
To stop at a place and ask for (someone). (verb)
Examples of word call for
For the past two weeks, enabled by the sharp memories of our readership, we've verydeftly proventhat the callfor sanityisn't a new thing at all -- it's been a constant theme of "The Daily Show".
Her callfor boycotting Campbell's Soup because the company offered halal -- approved under Islamic law as kosher food is under Jewish law -- versions of its products got her much attention, as did her promotion of a screed claiming that President Barack Obama was the illegitimate lovechild of Malcolm X.
But instead of responding to the Egyptian-Algerian actorAhmed Mekky'swake up callfor unity, peace, and tolerance, Egypt's loss on November 18th in Sudan proved that it wasmuch more than football!
Genetics, Physics and Ecology are scientific disciplines that have activateda callfor deep systemicchanges in our thinking as a global human species.
But it is the result that an evenhanded application of the endorsement test would callfor.