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1. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others.

Synonyms

  • attentiveness
  • notice
  • basic cognitive process
  • heed
  • regard
  • clock-watching
  • eye
  • observation
  • attending
  • observance
  • paying attention

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • malfunction
  • disservice
  • worsen

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Call Attention

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • ascension
  • tension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

2. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • baby sitting
  • tender loving care
  • hair care
  • care
  • nursing
  • tending
  • intervention
  • dental care
  • livery
  • work
  • faith healing
  • haircare
  • skincare
  • incubation
  • nurturance
  • aid
  • health care
  • manicure
  • hairdressing
  • babysitting
  • pedicure
  • tree surgery
  • maternalism
  • healthcare
  • pet sitting
  • personal care
  • skin care
  • TLC
  • faith cure
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness
  • disinclined
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

3. call

verb. ['ˈkɔl'] assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to.

Synonyms

  • address
  • nickname
  • style
  • rename
  • dub
  • baptise
  • christen
  • name
  • term
  • entitle
  • tag
  • baptize
  • refer
  • label

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless
  • descent
  • level

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. call

verb. ['ˈkɔl'] ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality.

Synonyms

  • post
  • name
  • miscall
  • misname
  • label

Antonyms

  • increase
  • single
  • malfunction
  • straighten

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. call

verb. ['ˈkɔl'] get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.

Synonyms

  • ring
  • telecommunicate
  • cell phone
  • phone
  • call up
  • dial
  • call in

Antonyms

  • divest
  • associate
  • low status
  • go

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. call

verb. ['ˈkɔl'] order, request, or command to come.

Synonyms

  • recall
  • muster
  • mobilise
  • call in
  • summons
  • cite
  • mobilize
  • say
  • lift
  • summon
  • enjoin
  • order
  • hail
  • call up
  • rally
  • beep
  • tell
  • send for

Antonyms

  • skew
  • tactlessness
  • terseness
  • verboseness

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. call

verb. ['ˈkɔl'] utter a sudden loud cry.

Synonyms

  • squall
  • ululate
  • pipe up
  • skreigh
  • let loose
  • yaup
  • holler
  • shout
  • cry out
  • screech
  • shrill
  • cry
  • let out
  • scream
  • screak
  • squawk
  • yell
  • wail
  • roar
  • exclaim
  • halloo
  • pipe
  • call out
  • utter
  • yawl
  • hollo
  • shriek
  • outcry
  • skreak
  • howl
  • whoop
  • emit
  • hurrah

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • unjust
  • disassemble
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. call

noun. ['ˈkɔl'] a telephone connection.

Synonyms

  • conference call
  • telephone
  • collect call
  • telephone call
  • call-back
  • wake-up call
  • trunk call
  • long-distance call
  • crank call
  • phone call
  • call-in
  • telephony
  • long distance

Antonyms

  • unsensational
  • cry
  • applaud
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. call

verb. ['ˈkɔl'] pay a brief visit.

Synonyms

  • drop by
  • see
  • come by
  • meet
  • call in
  • visit
  • drop in

Antonyms

  • falsehood
  • truth
  • overstatement
  • con

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. call

verb. ['ˈkɔl'] call a meeting; invite or command to meet.

Synonyms

  • forgather
  • bespeak
  • quest
  • gather
  • foregather
  • request
  • meet
  • send for
  • assemble

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • literalize
  • spiritualize
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • callen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with call-attention


1. Noun Phrase
When you want to call attention to your hourglass shape, go with a bikini in a bold, bright hue to emphasize your curvy figure.

2. Noun Phrase
If you are unfamiliar with Catholic tradition but still wish to participate, learn the relevant prayers and procedures ahead of time so as not to call attention to yourself.

3. Noun Phrase
When you have large hands, choosing a light nail polish that doesn't call attention to them is often your best option.

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