"phones" in the noun sense
1. telephone, phone, telephone set
electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
"I talked to him on the telephone"
2. phone, speech sound, sound
phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
3. earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone
electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds it is held over or inserted into the ear
"it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
"phones" in the verb sense
1. call, telephone, call up, phone, ring
get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
"I tried to call you all night"
"Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
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