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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
The mountains are calling and I must go.
John Muir

The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed.
Samuel Hahnemann

There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.
Walter Reuther

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

It's going to be really weird when I'm 80 years old, in a walker, and people are still calling me America's sweetheart. We need a new one.
Mary Lou Retton
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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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