Synonyms for (noun) telephone

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: telephone, telephony

Definition: transmitting speech at a distance

Similar words: telecom, telecommunication

Definition: (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically

Synonyms for (verb) telephone

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