Synonyms of wire


1. wire, ligament

usage: ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc

2. wire, conducting wire, conductor

usage: a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance

3. wire, finishing line, finish line

usage: the finishing line on a racetrack

4. telegram, wire, message

usage: a message transmitted by telegraph


1. wire, equip, fit, fit out, outfit

usage: provide with electrical circuits; "wire the addition to the house"

2. cable, telegraph, wire, telecommunicate

usage: send cables, wires, or telegrams

3. wire, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten with wire; "The columns were wired to the beams for support"

4. wire, string, thread, draw

usage: string on a wire; "wire beads"

5. electrify, wire, adapt, accommodate

usage: equip for use with electricity; "electrify an appliance"

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Definition and meaning of wire (Dictionary)