Definitions of recall


(US, CANADA) a way to remove an elected government official from office, usually by a petition followed by voting

Knight supports the recall of public official, including the mayor, following a petition of no less than 25% of registered Calgary voters.


a request by a company for people who have bought a certain product to return it because a defect in the product was discovered

HP participates in voluntary recall programs when a defective part is shown to cause a potential safety hazard.


an official request for a person or group to return home, especially a diplomat

Britain and France are considering a recall of ambassadors in protest against Israel's settlement construction.