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Synonyms for wirewaɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wire(noun)

    ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc

    Synonyms:
    telegram, conducting wire

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  2. wire, conducting wire(noun)

    a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance

    Synonyms:
    wire, telegram, conducting wire

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  3. wire(noun)

    the finishing line on a racetrack

    Synonyms:
    telegram, conducting wire

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  4. telegram, wire(verb)

    a message transmitted by telegraph

    Synonyms:
    wire, telegram, conducting wire

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  5. wire(verb)

    provide with electrical circuits

    "wire the addition to the house"

    Synonyms:
    cable, telegraph, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  6. cable, telegraph, wire(verb)

    send cables, wires, or telegrams

    Synonyms:
    cable, wire, telegraph, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  7. wire(verb)

    fasten with wire

    "The columns were wired to the beams for support"

    Synonyms:
    cable, telegraph, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  8. wire(verb)

    string on a wire

    "wire beads"

    Synonyms:
    cable, telegraph, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  9. electrify, wire(verb)

    equip for use with electricity

    "electrify an appliance"

    Synonyms:
    cable, wire, telegraph, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

Wiktionary

  1. wire(noun)

    Synonyms:
    thread, steel wire, conducting wire, barbed wire, telegram, telegraph, cable, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  2. wire(noun)

    Synonyms:
    score string

  3. wire(noun)

    To fasten with wire, especially with reference to wine bottles, corks, or fencing.

    Synonyms:
    steel wire, telegram, telegraph, conducting wire, cable, barbed wire, thread, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  4. wire(noun)

    To string on a wire.

    Synonyms:
    steel wire, conducting wire, thread, cable, barbed wire, telegraph, telegram, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  5. wire(noun)

    To equip with wires for use with electricity.

    Synonyms:
    steel wire, barbed wire, telegram, cable, conducting wire, thread, telegraph, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  6. wire(noun)

    To add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something.

    Synonyms:
    telegraph, conducting wire, telegram, thread, cable, steel wire, barbed wire, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  7. wire(verb)

    To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominately by telegraph.

    Synonyms:
    telegraph, thread, cable, conducting wire, steel wire, telegram, barbed wire, electrify

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  8. wire(verb)

    To make someone tense or psyched-up.

    Synonyms:
    telegraph, electrify, cable, telegram, thread, barbed wire, conducting wire, steel wire

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  9. wire(noun)

    A hidden listening device on the person of an undercover operative for the purposes of obtaining incriminating spoken evidence.

    Synonyms:
    telegraph, electrify, cable, steel wire, telegram, barbed wire, conducting wire, thread

    Antonyms:
    unwire

  10. wire(noun)

    A deadline or critical endpoint.

    Synonyms:
    telegram, cable, telegraph, steel wire, barbed wire, conducting wire, thread

  11. wire(noun)

    A wire strung with beads and hung horizontally above or near the table which is used to keep score.

    Synonyms:
    conducting wire, steel wire, thread, barbed wire, telegram, cable, telegraph

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wire(n.)

    Synonyms:
    metallic thread

  2. wire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put upon a wire

  3. wire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bind with wire

  4. wire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ensnare by wires

  5. wire(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Modern.] telegraph, convey by electric telegraph, report by telegram

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cable, cord, cables, wires, yarn, wiring, thread, son, fil, lead, cords, telegraphic, cabling, telegram, rope, telegraph


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