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Meaning of CALL OUT

Pronunciation:  kol awt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a challenge to a fight or duel
  2. [v]  challenge to a duel; "D'Artignan called out Pushkin"
  3. [v]  utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
  4. [v]  call out loudly, as of names or numbers
 Synonyms: cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry, shout
 See Also: announce, challenge, challenge, count off, denote, express, gee, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize



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