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Calling meaning

calling - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Call
  2. 2. The act of one who calls; a crying aloud, esp. in order to summon, or to attact the attention of, some one.
  3. 3. A summoning or convocation, as of Parliament.
  4. 4. A divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called.
  5. 5. A naming, or inviting; a reading over or reciting in order, or a call of names with a view to obtaining an answer, as in legislative bodies.
  6. 6. One's usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade.
  7. 7. The persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment.
  8. 8. Title; appellation; name.
  9. 9. Trade or occupation.

calling - examples of usage

  1. There's my wife calling. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. That's what you get for calling me names. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. He stared and listened, but to- night he could not fancy that he heard the dead man calling to him. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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