dial up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive] computing
present tense
I/you/we/theydial up
he/she/itdials up
present participledialling up
past tensedialled up
past participledialled up
  1. to get connected to the internet on your computer by using a modem and telephone line

    The service allows customers of the bank to dial up from their home computer.

See also main entry: dial