- call up
- transitive verb
1. to summon together (as for a united effort) <call up all his forces for the attack> 2. to bring to mind ; evoke 3. to summon before an authority 4. a. to summon for active military duty b. to bring up from a minor league to a major league baseball team 5. to bring forward for consideration or action 6. to retrieve from the memory of a computer especially for display and user interaction
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.