Wire

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Definition

to wire money (to a bank account): to send, to transfer money (to a bank account); to put, to deposit money (in a bank account)
verb
to send a wire to send a telegram

a wire: a cable, an electrical cord
noun

to wire (an apartment) for electricity: to install electricity in (an apartment); to equip (an apartment) with electricity
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I turned off the electricity before connecting the wires.
US: My father had to wire me some money so that I could eat this month.
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Examples

  • "Here is a brief summary of the supplementary charges we are currently paying to our bank Huckster and Hoodwink: wire and stock transaction fees, telephone consultation fees, online banking fees, and service charges on all of our accounts."
  • "Perhaps if the apartment had been wired with electricity I could have seen the color scheme."
  • "Connect appropriate wire to USB or Firewire port of computer."

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