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Skype

[ skahyp ]
/ skaɪp /
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Trademark.

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

verb (used with or without object)

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of Skype

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