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What is the difference between Call and Cull?
What is the difference between Call and Cull? :
) Say loudly to attract someone’s attention
I thought I heard someone calling.
She called her father for help.
) Order or ask someone / something to come to a specified place by shouting, telephoning, writing, etc…summon
Call the fire brigade.
Call the children. It is time for tea.
The doctor has been called to an urgent case.
) Make a short visit
She called at our house last night.
) Stop at a place
The train on platform 4 is for Kolkata calling at Allahabad and Patna.
) Telephone someone
I shall call you again later.
Order something to take place
We shall call a meeting to be held on Tuesday – The 4th of August 2012 at 4.30 P.M.
) Wake someone
Please call me at 8 o’clock tomorrow morning.
) Describe or address someone / something as
How dare you call me fat?
Her name is Mamta. But we call her Madha.
He has not got anything published and he calls himself a writer.
) Regard as
Consider something / someone to be
I call your behavior mean and selfish.
) Shout, cry
She came at my call.
) Short visit
I paid a call on her last evening.
He has five calls to make this afternoon.
) Act of telephoning
Conversation on the telephone
Were there any calls for me while I was out?
) Invitation, order, signal, etc…to come or to meet
I am waiting for a call to The Prime Minister’s Office.
) Request or demand for something
The President made a call for national unity.
) Need or occasion for something
There was no call for such rudeness.
) Demand on someone / something
He is a busy man with many calls on his time.
) Select or obtain something from various different sources
This information has been culled from various reference books.
) Kill a certain number of weaker animals in a herd in order to reduce its size
Deer are culled by hunters.
) Reduce the herd in this way
The herd must be culled.
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