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wireless

wire·less

wireless

 
pronunciation:
waIr lihs
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition: without, or operating, transmitted, or the like without, wires.
a wireless message
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a radio telephone or telegraph set or system.
definition 2: a message transmitted by such a system.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: wirelessed, wirelesses, wirelessing
definition: to communicate (a message) or communicate with (someone) by radio telephone or telegraph.
derivations: wirelessly (adv.), wirelessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word wireless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1