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

4 senses of wire

Sense 1
wire -- (ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc)
       => ligament -- (any connection or unifying bond)

Sense 2
wire, conducting wire -- (a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance)
       => conductor -- (a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.)

Sense 3
wire -- (the finishing line on a racetrack)
       => finishing line, finish line -- (a line indicating the location of the finish of a race)

Sense 4
telegram, wire -- (a message transmitted by telegraph)
       => message -- (a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled; "he sent a three-word message")

Antonyms of verb wire

1 of 5 senses of wire

Sense 3
wire -- (fasten with wire; "The columns were wired to the beams for support")
       Antonym of unwire (Sense 1)
      => unwire -- (undo the wiring of)

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

5 senses of wire

Sense 1
wire -- (provide with electrical circuits; "wire the addition to the house")
       => equip, fit, fit out, outfit -- (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities")

Sense 2
cable, telegraph, wire -- (send cables, wires, or telegrams)
       => telecommunicate -- (communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail)

Sense 3
wire -- (fasten with wire; "The columns were wired to the beams for support")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 4
wire -- (string on a wire; "wire beads")
       => string, thread, draw -- (thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries")

Sense 5
electrify, wire -- (equip for use with electricity; "electrify an appliance")
       => adapt, accommodate -- (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country")

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