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Origin of call-up
Words nearby call-up
Example sentences from the Web for call-up
Benny Gantz announced that training and call-up orders for reservists would be cancelled for the remainder of the year.
British Dictionary definitions for call-up
- a general order to report for military service
- the number of men so summoned
Idioms and Phrases with call-up
Summon to military service, as in He was called up for active duty. [Late 1600s]
Cause to remember, bring to mind, as in These stories call up old times. [c. 1700] Also see call to mind.
Telephone someone, as in I'll call up the theater and find out about tickets. [Late 1800s]
Retrieve data from a computer memory, as in I asked him to call up the last quarter's sales figures. [Second half of 1900s]