verb (cackl, ing)
- The cry of a hen, especially when laying an egg
- A laugh resembling the cry of a hen.
- (intransitive) To laugh with a sound similar to a hen's cry.
- A telephone conversation.
- I received several phone calls today.
- I received several calls today.
- A social visit.
- I paid a to a dear friend of mine.
- A cry or shout.
- He heard a from the other side of the room.
- The characteristic cry of a bird.
- That sound is the distinctive of the cuckoo bird.
- A beckoning or summoning.
- I had to yield to the of the wild.
- (finance): A contract to buy stock (See w:stock_option for further reading); compare put.
- (Cricket) The act of calling to the other batsman.
- (Cricket) The state of being the batsman whose role it is to call (depends on where the ball goes.)
- (Medicine) An overnight duty in the hospital.
- (computing) The act of jumping to a subprogram, saving the means to return to the point.
- A statement of a particular state, or rule, made in many games such as bridge, craps, jacks, and so on.
- There was a 20 dollar bet on the table, and my was 9.
- To request, summon, or beckon.
- That person is hurt, for help!
- To cry or shout.
- I can't see you. Call out to me so I can find you.
- To contact by telephone.
- Why don't you me in the morning.
- To pay a social visit.
- We could always on a friend.
- To name or refer to.
- Why don't we dispense with the formalities. Please me Al.
- (reflexively: to be called) Of a person, to have as one's name; of a thing, to have as its name.
- I'm called John.
- A very tall building is called a skyscraper.
- (Cricket) (of a batsman): To shout directions to the other batsman on whether or not they shoud take a run.
- (Cricket) (of a fielder): To shout to other fielders that he intends to take a catch (thus avoiding collisions.)
- (poker): To match or equal the amount of poker chips in the pot as the player that bet.
- (with an object preceded by the preposition for) To require, demand
- Verb, demand.
- This job calls for patience.
- To state, or invoke a rule, in many games such as bridge, craps, jacks, and so on.
- My partner called 2 spades.
verb (WikiSaurus?-link, argument)
- (intransitive) To cry as cats in rutting time; to make a harsh, offensive noise.
- To have a noisy argument, like cats.
- The harsh cry of a crow.
- Of a crow, to make its cry.
- A short, sharp or high note or noise, as of a bird or insect.
- The sound made by a hen, especially when brooding, or calling her chicks
- Any sound similar to this
- A kind of tongue click used to urge on a horse.
- To make such a sound
- (context, UK, drug slang) to suffer withdrawal from heroin
- The cry of the rooster.
- A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
- The health status of a medical patient.
- The state of any object, referring to the amount of its wear.
- To undergo the process of acclimation.
- "I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego."
- To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
- "They were conditioning their shins in their karate class."
- To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
- (past of, condition)
- determined or dependent on some condition
- physically fit, especially as the result of exercise
- prepared for a specific use
- (psychology) exhibiting a conditioned reflex
noun conditioned repsonse
- a conditioned reflex
- A circle of people who associate with one another.
- The new junior employee joined our merry after-hours .
- An exclusive group of people, who associate closely for a common purpose; a clique.
- A tightly-knit of executive powerbrokers made all the real decisions in the company.
- A communal burrow of prairie dogs.
- The was located in the middle of our wheat field.
- An enclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley.
- The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace.
- The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state.
- Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court.
- Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.
- The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered.
- The persons officially assembled under authority of law, at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of justice; an official assembly, legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or judges sitting for the hearing or trial of causes.
- A tribunal established for the administration of justice.
- The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.
- The session of a judicial assembly.
- Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical.
- A place arranged for playing the game of tennis, basketball and some other games; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.
- Woo; attempt to win over with social activities and displays of breeding; tact and affection.
- The act of paying court, with the intent to solicit a favor.
- The act of wooing in love; solicitation of woman to marriage.
- Courtliness; elegance of manners; courtesy.
- Court policy; the character of a courtier; artifice of a court; court-craft; finesse.
- A lid.
- The hiding from view.
- The front and back of a book or magazine.
- The top sheet of a bed.
- (music) A cover version; a cover song.
- (cricket) A fielding position on the off side, between point and mid off, about 30Â° forward of square; a fielder in this position.
- A setting at a restaurant table.
- We need to set another for the Smith party.
- (topology) A set (more often known as a family) of sets, whose union contains the given set.
- The open intervals are a for the real numbers.
- A cover charge.
- There's a $15 tonight.
- (philately) An envelope complete with stamps and postmarks etc.
- (military) A solid object, including terrain, that provides protection from enemy fire.
- (legal) In commercial law, refers to a buyer"s purchase on the open market of goods similar or identical to the goods contracted for after a seller has breached a contract of sale by failure to deliver the goods contracted for.
- To place something over or upon to conceal or protect.
- To feature, discuss, or mention.
- To provide enough money for.
- We've earned enough money to cover most of our costs.
- (music) To make a cover version of (a song that was originally recorded by another artist).
- (context, military, police) To protect using an aimed firearm and the threat of firing; or to protect using continuous, heaving fire at or in the direction of the enemy so as to force the enemy to remain in cover; or to threaten using an aimed firearm and the threat of firing.
- Of or pertaining to the front cover of a book or magazine.
- (music) Originally recorded by one artist, but later rerecorded by another artist.
- Of, pertaining to, or consisting of cover versions.
- A faint, harsh sound made in the throat.
- The cry of a frog or toad.
- To make a croak.
- Of a frog, to make its cry.
- (slang) To die.
- Of a raven, to make its cry.
- (transitive, slang) To kill someone or something.
- He seen my face, so I had to him.
verb (crouches, crouching, crouched)
- (obsolete) A cross.
- To bend down; to stoop low; to lie close to the ground with legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey or in fear.
- We crouched behind the low wall until the squad of soldiers had passed by.
- To bend servilely; to stoop meanly; to fawn; to cringe.
- To sign with the cross; to bless.
- To bend, or cause to bend, as in humility or fear.