meaning of call up

call up meaning in General Dictionary

cause to be readily available for usage, either literally or figuratively

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  • call to arms; of army personnel
  • bring ahead for consideration
  • get or attempt to enter into communication (with someone) by telephone
  • recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
  • an order to report for army task

Sentence Examples with the word call up

If they call up the militia, you too will have to mount a horse, remarked the old count, addressing Pierre.

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