Synonyms of cable


1. cable, cablegram, overseas telegram, telegram, wire

usage: a telegram sent abroad

2. cable, line, transmission line, conductor

usage: a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

3. cable, rope

usage: a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire

4. cable, cable length, cable's length, linear unit, linear measure

usage: a nautical unit of depth

5. cable television, cable, television, telecasting, TV, video

usage: television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver

6. cable, cable television, cable system, cable television service, television, television system

usage: a television system that transmits over cables


1. cable, telegraph, wire, telecommunicate

usage: send cables, wires, or telegrams

2. cable, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten with a cable; "cable trees"

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Definition and meaning of cable (Dictionary)