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Definition of "call down" []

  • Censure severely or angrily (verb)
  • Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "call down" in a sentence
  • ""Ferrol, call down to Tenzing's people and have them put a real-time monitor on the radiation," Roman ordered."
  • " It was an Arab trait to deprecate their possessions, stemming from the days when to boast of one's achievements could call down the 'evil eye' upon the bragger, and she knew it was still the custom for an Arab to welcome a visitor to his 'humble' home, even if that home were a palace."
  • "If time had been available, it might have been possible to bring up a fresh FOO from another battery, or perhaps employ one of the FCs — or in emergency get infantry or tank officers to call down fire using the prescribed procedures."