phone - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/fəʊn/
present tense
I/you/we/theyphone
he/she/itphones
present participlephoning
past tensephoned
past participlephoned
  1. 1

    phone

    or

    phone up

    to use a telephone to call someone

    Phone me if you have any questions.

     Synonyms and related words
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    mail/phone it in to work or perform without much effort, interest, or enthusiasm

    There have been reports that staffers are just mailing it in.

    The cast might as well have phoned in their performances.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/08/2016