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Synonyms for telephone
ˈtɛl əˌfoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. telephone, phone, telephone set(noun)

    electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds

    "I talked to him on the telephone"

    Synonyms:
    sound, earphone, telephone set, phone, earpiece, headphone, telephony, speech sound

  2. telephone, telephony(verb)

    transmitting speech at a distance

    Synonyms:
    telephone set, telephony, phone

  3. call, telephone, call up, phone, ring(verb)

    get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

    "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"

    Synonyms:
    predict, forebode, band, prognosticate, bring forward, promise, phone, yell, call off, recollect, surround, shout out, retrieve, foretell, cry, peal, call in, scream, environ, holler, rally, mobilize, call up, echo, hollo, call, think, send for, knell, anticipate, border, address, visit, resound, shout, recall, mobilise, reverberate, name, call back, squall, bid, ring, remember, skirt

Wiktionary

  1. telephone(noun)

    Synonyms:
    farspeaker, Ameche, blower, dog and bone, horn, phone, drop a line, call, ring

  2. telephone(verb)

    To contact someone by dialing his or her telephone number; to make someone's telephone ring using one's own telephone.

    Synonyms:
    dog and bone, phone, farspeaker, blower, horn, Ameche, drop a line, call, ring

How to pronounce telephone?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say telephone in sign language?

  1. telephone

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How to use telephone in a sentence?

  1. Guyo Galicha Iyya:

    We must capitalize on the number of people present here, because it is a challenge reaching out to everybody given the huge size of the county, poor infrastructure, and a poor telephone and communication network.

  2. Rita Redberg:

    Look for primary care physicians that have 24 hour-telephone triage available so that you can ask questions of a trained professional if you are not sure if you need to seek medical attention, or are best off at home with rest and fluids, by seeking medical attention, particularly at a urgent care or retail clinic, you are likely to get an unnecessary antibiotic, which may be harmful for you.

  3. Guy Albert Lombardo:

    Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half-especially if he has a teenage daughter.

  4. Jerrold Mundis:

    I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.

  5. Ernie Carswell:

    Emails, telephone calls — we may see upwards of 500 calls a day.


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