call up


General English

  • noun
    (written as call-up)
    an order to join the army
  • phrasal verb to tell someone to join the army, navy or air force


  • phrasal verb to ask for share capital to be paid


  • verb to ask for information from a backing store to be displayed

Information & Library Science

  • verb to instruct a computer to find and display a particular piece of information


  • noun
    (written as call-up)
    an action of calling someone to join the armed forces
  • verb to summon for military service