Definitions For Telephone


  • Electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
  • Transmitting speech at a distance
  • A system that uses wires and radio signals to send sounds (such as people's voices) over long distances
  • A device that is connected to a telephone system and that you use to listen or speak to someone who is somewhere else


  • Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
  • To speak or try to speak to (someone) using a telephone : to call or phone (someone)

Is Telephones a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Telephone is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Telephone in a Sentence

  • I just have to make a quick telephone call before we leave.
  • You can order the cake over the telephone.
  • The telephone has been ringing all morning!
  • He telephoned me to say that he was going to be late.
  • He telephoned to say that he was going to be late.
  • You never write or telephone.

Synonyms for Telephone

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