OTHER WORDS FROM telephonetel·e·phon·er, nounpre·tel·e·phone, adjectivere·tel·e·phone, verb, re·tel·e·phoned, re·tel·e·phon·ing.
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How to use telephone in a sentence
“From everything I’ve seen so far, and from the people who have reached out to me, yes, I’m positive that was Clint,” said the former coach, Jason Strunk, when reached by telephone Monday.Sheriff’s deputy who tackled Super Bowl field invader was a ‘tough as nails’ high school QB|Des Bieler|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
One allowed access to a telephone used for checking in and non-emergency communication with headquarters.Call box of duty: Cops remember the call boxes that kept them connected|John Kelly|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
However, during a telephone conversation, the agency refused to confirm the mission took place in Mexico—citing the protection of “sources and methods.”Lunik: Inside the CIA’s audacious plot to steal a Soviet satellite|Bobbie Johnson|January 28, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Just as a century ago we embraced the telephone, we embraced Facebook.'We Need a Fundamental Reset.' Shoshana Zuboff on Building an Internet That Lets Democracy Flourish|Billy Perrigo|January 22, 2021|Time
Feliciano said in a brief telephone interview Thursday evening.Virginia Democrats seek to remove member of state’s new redistricting commission as it convenes for first meeting|Gregory S. Schneider|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
After my first trip to his place in Tucson we called one another on the telephone.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Once a month he attaches a device to his chest, clamps metal bracelets on his wrists, and hooks the whole thing up to a telephone.
He gives a long telephone interview to nine reporters around the country.
“I grew up with Special Forces,” Shadman said during a telephone interview Wednesday.
Since 2013, his telecoms company Beijing Xinwei has been awarded several telephone and internet licenses.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
New proposals regarding telephone charges are expected as soon as the Select Committee has reported.
It contained a writing-table (upon which was a telephone and a pile of old newspapers), a cabinet, and two chairs.Dope|Sax Rohmer
At the back, near a stand that racked a number of grease guns, he saw a second telephone fixed to the wall.
As they left the tower and the ugly old woman, they heard the latter calling a number into the telephone receiver.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
If Burkey knew the Eye's telephone number he apparently kept it in his head.
British Dictionary definitions for telephone
- Also called: telephone set an electrical device for transmitting speech, consisting of a microphone and receiver mounted on a handset
- (as modifier)a telephone receiver
- a worldwide system of communications using telephones. The microphone in one telephone converts sound waves into electrical signals that are transmitted along a telephone wire or by radio to one or more distant sets, the receivers of which reconvert the incoming signal into the original sound
- (as modifier)a telephone exchange; a telephone call