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

3 senses of phone

Sense 1
telephone, phone, telephone set -- (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")
       => electronic equipment -- (equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor))

Sense 2
phone, speech sound, sound -- ((phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language)
       => language unit, linguistic unit -- (one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed)

Sense 3
earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone -- (electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked")
       => electro-acoustic transducer -- (a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa)

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

1 sense of phone

Sense 1
call, telephone, call up, phone, ring -- (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")
       => telecommunicate -- (communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail)

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