Thesaurus > Related Words: wire

  Words related to wire

Related / Similar Words: conducting wire, telegram, electrify, cable, telegraph

 

Definition:
  • ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc;
  • a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance;
  • a message transmitted by telegraph;
  • the finishing line on a racetrack;
  • equip for use with electricity; "electrify an appliance";
  • send cables, wires, or telegrams;
  • fasten with wire; "The columns were wired to the beams for support";
  • string on a wire; "wire beads";
  • provide with electrical circuits; "wire the addition to the house";

  •  
    Hyponyms: baling wire, barbed wire, haywire, piano wire, trip wire, filament, jumper cable, jumper lead, lead, lead-in, patchcord, telephone wire, telephone line, telegraph wire, telegraph line, cable, cablegram, overseas telegram, letter telegram, night letter, rewire

     

    Derivational Morphology: electrify, cable, telegraph, conducting wire, wireman, wirer, wiring, electricity, electrical energy, electrification, telegram, telegrapher, telegraphist, telegraph operator, telegraphy, cablegram, overseas telegram

     

    Anagrams: weir

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: draad   Albanian: tel  
    Bulgarian: жица   Catalan: filferro  
    Croatian: žica   Dutch: draad  
    Esperanto: drato   French: fil  
    German: Draht   Hungarian: huzal  
    Italian: filo   Japanese: 針金  
    Korean: 철사   Polish: drut  
    Portuguese: arame   Romanian: fir  
    Russian: проволока   Slovene: žica  
    Spanish: alambre   Swedish: tråd  
    Turkish: tel  
     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z