[n] the recall of an employee after a layoff
[n] a return call
[v] recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
[v] cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"