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bird vs call call vs bird

bird and call both are nouns.

bird and call both are verbs.

As nouns, call is a hypernym of bird; that is, call is a word with a broader meaning than bird and bird is a type of call with the definitions:
  • a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Other hypernyms of bird include cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell.
bird (noun) call (noun)
warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings a method of contacting a person by phone
the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
informal terms for a (young) woman a demand
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt the characteristic sound produced by a bird
badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers a brief social visit
a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
a demand for a show of hands in a card game
a request
an instruction that interrupts the program being executed
a visit in an official or professional capacity
(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
bird (verb) call (verb)
watch and study birds in their natural habitat assign a specified (usually proper) name to
ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
utter a sudden loud cry
order, request, or command to come
pay a brief visit
call a meeting; invite or command to meet
read aloud to check for omissions or absentees
send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message
utter a characteristic note or cry
stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
make a stop in a harbour
demand payment of (a loan)
make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
indicate a decision in regard to
make a prediction about; tell in advance
present for redemption before maturation
challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense
declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal
order or request or give a command for
order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
utter in a loud voice or announce
challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of
consider or regard as being
rouse somebody from sleep with a call

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