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verb
  1. 1
    to ask or tell someone to come to a place, usually so that you can talk to them

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    1. b.
      to order someone to be present or give evidence in a court of law

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  2. 2
    to speak loudly, or to shout to someone who is not near you

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  3. 3
    to telephone someone

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  4. 8
    if an animal calls, it makes the sound it usually makes

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    1. a.
      to make an animal come toward you by making the sound it usually makes

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  5. 11
    to say which of the four suits of cards will be trump (=cards with a higher value) in a card game

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    1. a.
      to tell someone that they must show their cards in some card games

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  6. 13
    American mainly journalism to describe on television or radio what is happening in a race or game

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