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Definition of "phone" [phone]

  • A telephone. (noun)
  • To telephone. (verb-intransitive)
  • To get in touch with by telephone. (verb-transitive)
  • To impart (information or news, for example) by telephone. (verb-transitive)
  • To make a telephone call to (a specific number): Phone 411 for directory assistance. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phone" in a sentence
  • "I entered "replace existing phone" and the phone#/zip/SSN."
  • "$_POST [ 'city']; $zip = $_POST [ 'zip']; $phone = $_POST [ 'phone']; $fax = $_POST [ 'fax'];"
  • "- Long Zheng was quick to dig around in last night's updated Zune software, and quick to find reference to a % phone% (good work, btw!), and this just a day after Microsoft denied publically to Mary Jo Foley that the Zune update had anything to do with Zune/phone."