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dial

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to make a telephone call to
  • dialed 911 and asked for the police

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dial

noun

Synonyms of dial (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in face, gauge

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2 as in button, switch

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The first known use of dial was in the 15th century

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“Dial.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dial. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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