What is another word for call to arms?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔːl tʊ ˈɑːmz] (IPA)

'Call to Arms' is a phrase that is commonly used to refer to a rallying cry aimed at urging individuals or groups to take up arms and fight for a cause. However, there are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably for this phrase. Some of the synonyms for 'Call to Arms' include 'Mobilization', 'Summons', 'Invitation', 'Urging', 'Entreaty', 'Appeal', 'Demand' and 'Challenge'. All these synonyms can be used to convey the same meaning as 'Call to Arms', which is to urge people to take up arms and fight for a cause, whether it is a physical or metaphorical battle.

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What are the hypernyms for Call to arms?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Call to arms

  • I appeal to all Britishers to answer this call to arms for the defence of all the principles that we Englishmen have been the first to proclaim in the world.
    John Amery
  • The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age. He can only get a vision of the unselfish forces in the world by appealing to them, and every appeal is a call to arms. If he fights he must fight, not one man, but a conspiracy. He is always at war with a civilization. On his side is proverbial philosophy, a galaxy of invisible saints and sages, and the half-developed consciousness and professions of everybody. Against him is the world, and every selfish passion in his own heart.
    John Jay Chapman
  • The Cry within me is a call to arms. It shouts: "I, the Cry, am the Lord your God! I am not an asylum. I am not hope and a home. I am not the Father nor the Son nor the Holy Ghost. I am your General! "You are not my slave, nor a plaything in my hands. You are not my friend, you are not my child. You are my comrade-in-arms! "Hold courageously the passes which I entrusted to you; do not betray them. You are in duty bound, and you may act heroically by remaining at your own battle station. "Love danger. What is most difficult? That is what I want! Which road should you take? The most craggy ascent! It is the one I also take: follow me!
    Nikos Kazantzakis

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