|1.||[ verb ] express the need or desire for; ask for|
|Synonyms:||request quest bespeak|
"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service"
|Related terms:||communicate ask reserve call demand ask claim order apply claim invite solicit invite desire petition beg reserve appeal invite reserve challenge ask_out supplicate encore demand excuse invite|
|2.||[ verb ] require as useful, just, or proper|
|Synonyms:||require need demand take necessitate involve ask postulate|
"It takes nerve to do what she did" "success usually requires hard work" "This job asks a lot of patience and skill" "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice" "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"
|Related terms:||obviate imply cost claim cry_out_for draw govern claim need requirement necessity necessity|
|3.||[ verb ] ask to come|
"summon a lawyer"
|Related terms:||call page convoke beckon buzz evocation|
|4.||[ verb ] request the participation or presence of|
"The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"
|Related terms:||request request invitation|
|5.||[ verb ] summon to a particular activity or employment|
"Experts were called in"
|Related terms:||call call_in|
|6.||[ verb ] gather or collect|
|Synonyms:||pick_up collect gather_up|
"You can get the results on Monday" "She picked up the children at the day care center" "They pick up our trash twice a week"
|Related terms:||get pickup|
|7.||[ verb ] call in an official matter, such as to attend court|
|Synonyms:||summon cite summons|
|Related terms:||call vouch demand vouch_in citation|
|8.||[ verb ] take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs|
|Synonyms:||take claim exact|
"the accident claimed three lives" "The hard work took its toll on her"
|Related terms:||necessitate necessitate|