AskDefine | Define called

Dictionary Definition

called adj
1 given or having a specified name; "they called his name Jesus"; "forces...which Empedocles called `love' and `hate'"; "an actor named Harold Lloyd"; "a building in Cardiff named the Temple of Peace" [syn: named]
2 known or spoken of as; "though she is named Katherine, she is called Kitty" [syn: known as]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /kɔːld/, /kO:ld/


  1. past of call


simple past tense and past participle of call

Extensive Definition

Call may mean:
called in German: Call
called in Japanese: コール
called in Norwegian Nynorsk: Call
called in Polish: Call
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