Related topics: Telephone, Telegraph
1 also wire up
to connect wires inside a building or piece of equipment so that electricity can pass through:
Check that the plug has been wired up properly.
to connect electrical equipment to the electrical system using wires
wire something to something
The CD player had been wired up to the car's cigarette lighter.
to send money electronically
to attach a piece of recording equipment to a person or room, especially secretly
to have all the necessary wires and connections for an electrical system to work:
All the rooms have been wired for cable TV.
5 American EnglishTCT
to send a telegram to someone
to fasten two or more things together using wire
wire something together
The poles had all been wired together.