Bedeutung von “phone” — Learner’s Dictionary

phone

noun us uk /fəʊn/ also telephone
My phone bill was even worse than I'd expected.I made the booking by phone.We first contacted him by phone.The phone lines have been jammed since the concert was announced.The flat doesn't have a phone connection.
SYSTEM [ U ]

a communication system that is used to talk to someone who is in another place:

We'll contact you by phone when we get the results.
EQUIPMENT [ C ]

A1 a piece of equipment that is used to talk to someone who is in another place:

Would someone please answer the phone?
I could hear the phone ringing.
on the phone

using the phone:

She's been on the phone all night.

UK having a phone:

Is he on the phone?
→ See also cell phone , mobile phone , pay phone

(Definition von “phone noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)