To call back


Also found in: Acronyms.
to revoke or retract; to recall; to summon back.

See also: Call

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In addition to spoofing the country code and the urgent timing of the late-night phone call, scammers are leaving voice mails, urging their targets to call back to "collect a prize" or to notify them about a "sick" family member, the FCC said.
Whenever I phone the department to report this, I am asked to call back after 2pm in case they call back to collect it.
Summary: Etisalat has denied rumours that a large amount of phone credit is deducted from customers' account if they try to call back certain incoming calls from an international number.
"Any time I phone, I'm told the kilt is still being made and to call back the following day for a shipping date but when I do call back, the owner, Graham Muir, is never there.
Taxi driver Zahid Akram went to get a council tax issue sorted out on Tuesday but he was told he'd have to call back because the system was down.
The Department for Work and Pensions said: "Due to high call volumes between 12pm and 2pm some customers were asked to call back. The majority had calls dealt with immediately in the usual manner."
She recommended painkillers and told me to call back if there was no change.
Both discovered a common interest in house renovations when he first checked her heating and became friends as he had to call back to upgrade her system.