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  Words related to telephone

Related / Similar Words: phone, telephone set, telephony, call, call up, ring

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • transmitting speech at a distance;
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: desk phone, dial telephone, dial phone, extension, telephone extension, extension phone, handset, French telephone, pay-phone, pay-station, radiotelephone, radiophone, wireless telephone, speakerphone, call, phone call, telephone call, call forwarding, call waiting, cell phone, call in

     

    Grouped Verbs: call

     

    Entailments: dial

     

    Part Meronyms: telephone system, phone system

     

    Derivational Morphology: call, call up, phone, ring, ringing, tintinnabulation, telephone set, caller, caller-up, phoner, telephoner, telephony, phone call, telephone call

     

    Language Translations:
    Basque: telefono   Bosnian: telefon  
    Bulgarian: телефон   Catalan: telèfon and telefonar  
    Chinese: 打電話   Croatian: telefon  
    Danish: telefon   Dutch: telefoneren and telefoon  
    Esperanto: telefono   Estonian: telefon  
    Finnish: puhelin and soittaa   French: téléphone and téléphoner  
    Frisian: tillefoan   German: Telefon and telephonieren  
    Greek: τηλέφωνο   Hebrew: טלפון  
    Hindi: दूरभाष   Hungarian: telefon  
    Icelandic: hringja and sími   Indonesian: telepon  
    Irish: teileafón   Italian: telefonare and telefono  
    Japanese: 電話   Korean: 전화  
    Latin: telephonum   Malay: telefon  
    Maltese: telefon   Norwegian: telefon  
    Polish: telefon   Portuguese: telefone  
    Romanian: telefon   Russian: телефон and телефонировать  
    Slovak: telefón and telefonovať   Spanish: teléfono and telefonar  
    Swedish: ringa and telefon   Tagalog: telepono  
    Telugu: దూరవాణి   Turkish: telefon  
    Vietnamese: điện thoại   Welsh: teliffon  
     
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