Synonyms for (noun) phone

Synonyms: earphone, earpiece, phone, headphone

Definition: electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

Usage: it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked

Similar words: electro-acoustic transducer

Definition: a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa


Synonyms: telephone, telephone set, phone

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

Usage: I talked to him on the telephone

Similar words: electronic equipment

Definition: equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)


Synonyms: sound, speech sound, phone

Definition: (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

Similar words: linguistic unit, language unit

Definition: one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed

Synonyms for (verb) phone

Synonyms: ring, phone, call, call up, telephone

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

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

Similar words: telecommunicate

Definition: communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail