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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?

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Australian
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How to use telephone in a sentence?

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    “As a sleuth you are poor. You couldn’t detect a bass-drum in a telephone-booth.”

  2. President Biden:

    Sergeant Kyle King, i’m sorry you had to make the call. That telephone call that every family dreads when they have a son or daughter, husband, wife, brother, sister in uniform. Every morning they pin that badge on, go to work and expect to come home. In the back of your minds, ‘We’ll never get that call.’.

  3. 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.

  4. Peter Swire:

    One (court) order would no longer authorize a bulk collection program, whether for telephone metadata or for other purposes.

  5. John Lewis:

    We do not want our freedom gradually ; we want to be free now, sometimes when I look back and think about it, how did we do what we did ? How did we succeed ? We didn't have a website. We didn't have a cellular telephone.

Images & Illustrations of telephone

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