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Definitions of calling

  1. the particular occupation for which you are trained Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A summoning or convocation, as of Parliament. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A naming, or inviting; a reading over or reciting in order, or a call of names with a view to obtaining an answer, as in legislative bodies. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. One's usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of summoning; a summons or invitation; a vocation, trade, or profession; a crying aloud. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Trade or occupation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A summons. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Habitual occupation; vocation; business. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Vocation; profession; trade; class of persons engaged in a profession; divine summons. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Business; employment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. of Call Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for calling

  1. He shot the one who was calling and followed the others until he found where they had taken Isaac's trail." – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  2. It was Jack's voice, and he was calling for his sister. – The Major by Ralph Connor
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