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Definition of Calling

Calling

  1. of Call
  2. The act of one who calls; a crying aloud, esp. in order to summon, or to attact the attention of, some one.
  3. A summoning or convocation, as of Parliament.
  4. A divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called.
  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. One's usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade.
  7. The persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment.
  8. Title; appellation; name.

Calling Quotations

The mountains are calling and I must go.
John Muir

A man's natural rights are his own, against the whole world; and any infringement of them is equally a crime, whether committed by one man, or by millions; whether committed by one man, calling himself a robber, (or by any other name indicating his true character,) or by millions, calling themselves a government.
Lysander Spooner

But innovation comes from people meeting up in the hallways or calling each other at 10:30 at night with a new idea, or because they realized something that shoots holes in how we've been thinking about a problem.
Steve Jobs

What people don't understand is that calling someone too skinny is the same as calling someone too fat; it's not a nice feeling.
Kendall Jenner

I don't know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived.
Will Smith
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Calling Translations

calling in French is appelant
calling in German is spricht, anrufend, Aufruf {m}, Berufung
calling in Swedish is kallelse, yrke, ringer, kall
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