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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "telephone":

    phone, tel, telephony, téléphone, phones, telefónica, telephones, telephonic, call, telephone-based, calls, phone-based, voice

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. Avi Degani:

    More of the sampling needed to be done by telephone, the Internet does not represent the state of Israel and the people of Israel.

  2. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia:

    It is so sad to hear that Nikolai Nikolaevich Vasiliev has died. We all find it hard that he’s not alive. Friends write to us, but many letters don’t reach us… We remember the old days, visiting our hospital. I guess no one goes to the graves of our injured ones now nearly everyone was taken away from Tsarskoe. Do you remember Lukyanov he was so pitiful and sweet, always playing with our bracelets like a baby. His visiting card was in my album, but unfortunately the album was left behind at Tsarskoe. Just now I’m writing in our bedroom. On the writing desk are pictures of our beloved hospital…All in all, the times we went to visit the hospital were awfully good. We often reminisce about our visits to the hospital, the evening chats on the telephone, and everything, everything….

  3. Environmental Protection Agency:

    Security Management Division requires that a classified telephone must be located in an area where the employee can have private conversations. That is, a classified phone can not simply be put on an office desk or in a conference room.

  4. Maddie Baden:

    We tried to look up the school she had gone to, but when we tried to use the website, it wouldn't work, there was no physical address or telephone number for the university.

  5. Robert C. Byrd:

    Well, Mr. Secretary, I lived in a house without electricity too. No running water, no telephone...I can stand toe-to-toe with you. in response to Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill


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