call

call
noun
A request or command to come or assemble; a demand for payment of money.
Banking.
Demand for repayment of loan
Contract
As used in contract, means demand for payment of, especially by formal notice
Conveyance
A visible natural object or landmark designated in a patent, entry, grant, or other conveyance of lands, as a limit or boundary to the land described, with which the points of surveying must correspond. Also the courses and distances designated.
Corporation law
A demand by directors upon subscribers for shares for payment of a portion or installment; in this sense, it is capable of three meanings:
(1) The resolution of the directors to levy the assessment;
(2) its notification to the persons liable to pay;
(3) the time when it becomes payable.
Securities.
An option or contract giving the holder the right to purchase a stated number of shares of stock at a specified price on or before a certain fixed date. Cohn, Ivers & Co. v. Gross, 56 Misc.2d 491, 289 N.Y.S.2d 301.
See also call option
- put
verb
To make a request or demand; to summon or demand by name; to demand payment of debt or loan immediately or at a specified time, to demand shareholders to pay additional capital; to redeem bonds before scheduled maturity; to demand the presence and participation of a number of persons by calling aloud their names, either in a pre-arranged and systematic order or in a succession determined by chance

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Call — (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar to praise …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • call — 1 vt 1: to announce or recite loudly call ed the civil trial list 2: to admit (a person) as a barrister was call ed to the bar 3: to demand payment of esp. by formal notice call …   Law dictionary

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  • call — [kôl] vt. [ME callen < Late OE ceallian & or < ON kalla < IE base * gal , to scream, shriek > Brythonic galw, call, Ger klage & (?) MIr gall, swan] 1. to say or read in a loud tone; shout; announce [to call the names of stations] 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Call — Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • call — ► VERB 1) cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention. 2) telephone. 3) (of a bird or animal) make its characteristic cry. 4) pay a brief visit. 5) give a specified name or description to. 6) fix a date or time for (a… …   English terms dictionary

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  • Call — Call, v. i. 1. To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; sometimes with to. [1913 Webster] You must call to the nurse. Shak. [1913 Webster] The angel of God called to Hagar. Gen. xxi. 17. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a demand,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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