[ skahyp ]

  1. a brand name for a software application and online service that enables voice and video phone calls over the internet.

verb (used with or without object)

  1. to participate in a real-time conversation with (one or more people) using Skype.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Skype1

First recorded in 2000–05; short for “Sky peer-to-peer”

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Example Sentences

Some of the affected platforms include Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram, Skype, and Zoom.

From Quartz

In fact, the app’s Open Whisper Signal protocol is also embedded within the code of competitors such as Telegram, Viber, and Skype.

A major chunk simply just considering using other platforms like Signal, Telegram, Skype, and Zoom in conjunction with WhatsApp.

From Quartz

UBS had up to three million calls on communication service Skype a week and at one point a 70% increase in customer engagement onboarding through its mobile app.

That’s the conclusion of an annual survey of the state of Europe’s technology market from Atomico, the venture capital firm started by billionaire Niklas Zennström, a cofounder of Skype.

From Fortune

There are also drones which vacuum the wireless spectrum, picking up tweets, emails, and Skype chats.

I shifted in my seat, thankful that the camera was not turned on for our Skype chat across the pond.

LeGrand went on to write two books, become a motivational speaker, and finish his Rutgers degree via Skype.

Sometimes the rockets find their way into my home via a Skype or telephone connection.

Those include giving paid private Skype shows sold over Twitter, escorting, and more.





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