Definition of "calling" [call•ing]

  • (noun) An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired to accept the Gospels as truth and Jesus as one's personal savior.
  • (noun) An occupation, profession, or career.

Use "calling" in a sentence

  • "Yonder, behind the forests, he heard strange sounds; then glinting through the trees he saw, far, far away, the bronzed hosts of a nation calling, ¬ócalling faintly, calling loudly."
  • "The father went calling, _calling_ the name of his boy."
  • "For example: a label calling for a one-teaspoon dose packaged with a cup marked in milliliters."

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