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Synonyms for call for

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  1. request, bespeak, call for, quest(verb)

    express the need or desire for; ask for

    "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"

    Synonyms:
    call for, demand, bespeak, indicate, betoken, gather up, need, postulate, involve, point, bay, require, pick up, quest, necessitate, take, collect, ask, signal, request, invite

  2. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand(verb)

    require as useful, just, or proper

    "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, pick up, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, inquire, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, fill, necessitate, bespeak, invite, imply, consume, drive, hire, posit, consider, need, rent, pick out, collect, quest, contract, adopt, film, remove, demand, gather up, lease, take aim, want, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, engage, make, claim, regard, enquire, request, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, affect, expect, bring, command, submit, convey, shoot, aim, direct, contend, charter, get, contain, take in, subscribe, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, accept, guide, admit, ask, conduct

  3. invite, call for(verb)

    request the participation or presence of

    "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"

    Synonyms:
    call for, demand, bespeak, involve, bid, ask for, gather up, need, ask round, tempt, ask over, ask in, take in, receive, pick up, quest, necessitate, pay for, require, take, collect, ask, request, postulate, invite

  4. collect, pick up, gather up, call for(verb)

    gather or collect

    "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"

    Synonyms:
    gain vigor, cop, pile up, take in, peck, call for, pull in, take, invite, gather, nail, need, amass, lift up, perk up, necessitate, arrest, roll up, get word, quest, nab, percolate, demand, garner, see, receive, accumulate, gather up, postulate, request, compile, require, hoard, pull together, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, ask, uplift, involve, find out, intoxicate, pick up, bespeak, elate, catch, learn, get wind, perk, collect, discover, hear


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