call upon

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call upon

v.
1. To order or require someone to do something: I call upon you to tell the truth.
2. To make a demand or a series of demands on something: Social institutions are often called upon to assist the poor.
3. To visit someone: I called upon an old friend when I was in New York.
4. To make use of some resource; draw on something: I knew the task would call upon my every resource.
See also: call, upon
References in classic literature ?
It occurred to me that he might be paying a call upon you.
I call upon you to go early tomorrow (26) to your polling station and cast your vote.
We call upon you to suspend the committee's current agenda, have the advisory panel conduct a special investigation of the proposed merger and then resume our effort to develop a restructuring plan,'' the three told Neitzel.
As head of the Public Service Commission's Advisory Committee on Restructuring, we call upon you to suspend the committee's current agenda, have the advisory panel conduct a special investigation of the proposed merger and then resume our effort to develop a restructuring plan.