|1.||[ verb ] cause to be returned|
|Synonyms:||withdraw call_in recall|
"recall the defective auto tires" The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
|Related terms:||take decommission callback|
|2.||[ verb ] recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection|
|Synonyms:||remember recall think recollect call_up remind retrieve|
: "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"
|Related terms:||forget recognize review know remember idea recall recall think retrieval|
|3.||[ verb ] return or repeat a telephone call|
"I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?" "She left a message but the contractor never called back"
|Related terms:||answer call-back|
|4.||[ verb ] summon to return|
"The ambassador was recalled to his country" "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"
|Related terms:||call call-back|