Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cable

6 senses of cable

Sense 1
cable, cablegram, overseas telegram -- (a telegram sent abroad)
       => telegram, wire -- (a message transmitted by telegraph)

Sense 2
cable, line, transmission line -- (a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power)
       => conductor -- (a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.)

Sense 3
cable -- (a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire)
       => rope -- (a strong line)

Sense 4
cable, cable length, cable's length -- (a nautical unit of depth)
       => linear unit, linear measure -- (a unit of measurement of length)

Sense 5
cable television, cable -- (television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver)
       => television, telecasting, TV, video -- (broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs)

Sense 6
cable, cable television, cable system, cable television service -- (a television system that transmits over cables)
       => television, television system -- (a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cable

2 senses of cable

Sense 1
cable, telegraph, wire -- (send cables, wires, or telegrams)
       => telecommunicate -- (communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail)

Sense 2
cable -- (fasten with a cable; "cable trees")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

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