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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

To me, the American Dream is being able to follow your own personal calling. To be able to do what you want to do is incredible freedom.
Maya Lin

I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account.
Preston Brooks

Trying to meet new women, it's always a little more difficult as opposed to calling somebody I knew that's single and trying to rebuild that connection.
Drake

We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.'
Warren Buffett
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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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