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called up

adjective as in inducted

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adjective as in recruited

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adjective as in requested

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adjective as in summoned

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Example Sentences

So the Last Week Tonight crew called up the State Department for comment, but got nothing.

Nixon said in a statement Monday that the National Guard troops he called up would operate within a narrow scope.

Palace, just a patrol officer, is called up to detective when officers disappear.

These and the thousand other events we have known are called up, I say, by accident, and, apart from accident, they lie forgotten.

She called up Vivid Entertainment, the company behind the footage, and offered to clean up the film.

The words called up a strange confusion of ideas in the mind of Thomas Carr.

During the contest the dragons called up a great wind which uprooted the tree.

In 1807, however, he was called up to reinforce the Grand Army in time to take part in the decisive battle at Friedland.

A far greater change, than the one called up by recollection and its shame, came over his face now.

Varney crossed over and called up his own confidential servant, to whom he gave a long message.


On this page you'll find 627 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to call up, such as: mobilize, stimulate, switch on, trigger, turn on, and actuate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.