Synonyms of call back


1. call-back, call, phone call, telephone call

usage: a return call

2. call-back, employment, engagement

usage: the recall of an employee after a layoff


1. call-back, call, phone call, telephone call

usage: a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)


1. recall, call in, call back, withdraw, take

usage: cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"

2. remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think

usage: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "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"

3. call back, answer, reply, respond

usage: 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"

4. recall, call back, call, send for

usage: 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"

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