What is another word for cable?

3023 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈe͡ɪbə͡l], [ kˈe‍ɪbə‍l], [ k_ˈeɪ_b_əl]

Cables are a fundamental part of our daily lives but sometimes we need to find alternative words to use instead of the same old cable. Wires, cords, and leads are just a few of the many synonyms for cable that can help us switch up our vocabulary. Other synonyms to consider include cables' neighbours in the electrical realm such as cables, coaxial cables, fibre cables, and HDMI cables. In a more general sense, we can refer to cables as wires, lines, ropes, and even strings. No matter what synonym we use for cable, these essential connectors serve a crucial role in powering up our electronic devices.

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  • Equivalence

  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      wire.
    • Verb, past tense
      wire.
  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
      towline, cablecasting.
    • Verb, gerund or present participle
      grounding.
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What are the hypernyms for Cable?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Cable?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Cable?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Cable

I would clutch at a straw and hold on to it as if it were a cable.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
As the story of my quest had spread along the Greenland coast, and as conflicting reports might be sent out, Inspector Daugaard-Jensen suggested that I cable a first account to the world.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
By the time Parker reached New York a cable went through that the thing was done.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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