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See definition of telegraph on Dictionary.com
  • as intelegram
  • as inwire
  • as inpredict
  • as inbroadcast
  • as inforecast
  • as inforeshadow
  • as inforewarn

synonyms for telegraph

  • summons
  • buzzer
  • cable
  • cablegram
  • call
  • flash
  • radiogram
  • report
  • signal
  • telex
  • wire
  • coded message
  • telegraphic message
  • teletype
See also synonyms for: telegraphed / telegraphing
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How to use telegraph in a sentence

The tech fight dates to the days of telegraph lines, undersea cables and “wireless” — that is, radio.
HACKERS THRIVE ON THE WEAK LINK IN CYBERSECURITY: PEOPLEGERSHOM GORENBERGFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the telegraph office a young signaler was sending a thrilling message to Umballa, Lahore and the north.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
As there were no telegraph lines, another way had to be provided by which messages might be quickly sent.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Flocks of birds seemed to sing through the air, striking against the telegraph wires.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Suppose he should receive an acceptance by letter or telegraph but deny it, and insist that no contract had been made.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
He proceeded to the tall telegraph pole and swarmed quickly up it.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
He did not have to wait very long until a man in the garb of a telegraph messenger came up the street.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was a tangled trail that Kip Burland followed that night, shadowing that man who wore a telegraph messenger's costume.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
By this time the sepoys had torn down the telegraph posts and cut the wires in all directions.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He invented the telegraph, which was generally adopted during his lifetime.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO TELEGRAPH

  • air
  • announce
  • be on the air
  • beam
  • cable
  • circulate
  • colorcast
  • communicate
  • get out
  • go on the air
  • go on the airwaves
  • put on the air
  • radio
  • radiograph
  • relay
  • send
  • show
  • simulcast
  • telecast
  • telegraph
  • telephone
  • televise
  • transmit
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