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call

How to sign: utter a sudden loud cry
"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me";

scream in BSL Watch how to sign scream in British Sign Language
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shout in BSL Watch how to sign shout in British Sign Language
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cry in BSL Watch how to sign cry in British Sign Language
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call in BSL Watch how to sign call in British Sign Language
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call in BSL Watch how to sign call in British Sign Language
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Shout in BSL Watch how to sign Shout in British Sign Language
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See also: exclaim, cry out, call out, call out, outcry, shout, cry

Similiar / Same: shout out, cry, yell, scream, shout, holler, squall, hollo

Categories: utter, emit, let out, let loose

Within this category: hollo, hurrah, halloo, whoop, shriek, howl, squawk

call

How to sign: the characteristic sound produced by a bird
"a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age";

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Song in BSL Watch how to sign Song in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: birdcall, birdsong, song

Categories: animal communication

call

How to sign: make a prediction about; tell in advance
"Call the outcome of an election";

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Similiar / Same: predict, prognosticate, forebode, foretell, promise, anticipate

Categories: guess, venture, pretend, hazard

Within this category: read, second-guess, augur, bet, forecast, prophesy

call

How to sign: assign a specified, proper name to
"They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader";

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Similiar / Same: name

Categories: label

Within this category: baptize, style, dub, rename, entitle, term, tag

call

How to sign: order, request, or command to come
"She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!";

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See also: call down, conjure, mobilise, conjure up, call forth, bring up, invoke, mobilize, provoke, evoke, rally, kick up, call forth, arouse, put forward, evoke, call up, stir, raise

Similiar / Same: send for

Categories: order, tell, enjoin, say

Within this category: summon, beep, recall, call in, lift, muster, hail, summon, call up

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