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Meaning of word call up from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

call up   noun

Meaning : An order to report for military duty.

call up   verb

Meaning : Bring forward for consideration.

Example : The case was called up in court.

Synonyms : bring forward

Meaning : Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.

Example : I tried to call you all night.
Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.

Synonyms : call, phone, ring, telephone

Meaning : Recall knowledge from memory. Have a recollection.

Example : I can't remember saying any such thing.
I can't think what her last name was.
Can you remember her phone number?.
Do you remember that he once loved you?.
Call up memories.

Synonyms : call back, recall, recollect, remember, retrieve, think

Be unable to remember.

I'm drawing a blank.
You are blocking the name of your first wife!.
blank out, block, draw a blank, forget

Meaning : Cause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively.

Example : Clicking on the icon calls up the program.
The author's description of the banquet called up delicious aromas.
Running into an old friend summoned up memories of her childhood.

Synonyms : summon

Meaning : Call to arms. Of military personnel.

Synonyms : mobilise, mobilize, rally

Release from military service or remove from the active list of military service.

demobilise, demobilize, inactivate