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1. telephone

noun. ['ˈtɛləˌfoʊn'] electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds.

Synonyms

  • extension
  • extension phone
  • phone system
  • wireless telephone
  • dial telephone
  • pay-station
  • dial phone
  • desk phone
  • telephone system
  • handset
  • phone
  • radiophone
  • telephone set
  • speakerphone
  • radiotelephone
  • electronic equipment
  • telephone extension
  • receiver
  • French telephone
  • telephone receiver
  • pay-phone

Antonyms

  • shortness
  • flexion
  • vowel
  • consonant

Etymology

  • -phone (English)
  • φωνή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tele- (English)
  • τῆλε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. telephone

verb. ['ˈtɛləˌfoʊn'] get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.

Synonyms

  • telecommunicate
  • cell phone
  • phone
  • call up
  • dial
  • call
  • call in

Antonyms

  • detach
  • silence
  • forget
  • give

Etymology

  • -phone (English)
  • φωνή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tele- (English)
  • τῆλε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. telephone

noun. ['ˈtɛləˌfoʊn'] transmitting speech at a distance.

Synonyms

  • voice mail
  • telecom
  • call waiting
  • telecommunication
  • telephone call
  • voicemail
  • phone call
  • telephony
  • call

Antonyms

  • demobilize
  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • -phone (English)
  • φωνή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tele- (English)
  • τῆλε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. wireless

noun. ['ˈwaɪrlɪs'] transmission by radio waves.

Synonyms

  • radiotelephone
  • telecom
  • radiotelephony
  • telecommunication
  • radiotelegraph
  • wireless telegraphy
  • wireless telephone

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wireless

noun. ['ˈwaɪrlɪs'] a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves.

Synonyms

  • radiotelegraphy
  • radio transmitter
  • wireless telegraph
  • receiving set
  • radiotelegraph
  • radio
  • wireless telegraphy
  • radio receiver
  • communication system
  • radio set

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wireless

noun. ['ˈwaɪrlɪs'] an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals.

Synonyms

  • clock radio
  • heterodyne receiver
  • receiving set
  • detector
  • radio receiver
  • radio set
  • receiver
  • push-button radio
  • radio
  • radio-gramophone
  • amplifier
  • superheterodyne receiver
  • crystal set
  • superhet
  • receiving system
  • demodulator
  • tuner

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wireless

noun. ['ˈwaɪrlɪs'] medium for communication.

Synonyms

  • radio
  • radiocommunication

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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