vi to send a telegraphic message.
2. wire ·add. ·noun a knitting needle.
3. wire ·vt to send (a message) by telegraph.
4. wire ·vt to snare by means of a wire or wires.
5. wire ·vt to put upon a wire; as, to wire beads.
6. wire ·add. ·noun one who picks women's pockets.
7. wire ·vi to pass like a wire; to flow in a wirelike form, or in a tenuous stream.
8. wire ·add. ·noun the system of wires used to operate the puppets in a puppet show;.
9. wire ·noun a telegraph wire or cable; hence, an electric telegraph; as, to send a message by wire.
10. wire ·add. ·vt to place (a ball) so that the wire of a wicket prevents a successful shot.
11. wire ·vt to bind with wire; to attach with wires; to apply wire to; as, to wire corks in bottling liquors.
12. wire ·add. ·noun a wire stretching across over a race track at the judges' stand, to mark the line at which the races end.
13. wire ·add. ·noun the network of hidden influences controlling the action of a person or organization; as, to pull the wires for office.
14. wire ·noun a thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an even thread by being passed between grooved rollers, or drawn through holes in a plate of steel.