An example of tele used as a prefix is in the word telephone.
Origin of tele-Classical Greek t?le- ; from t?le, far off ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kwel-, distant, remote from source Welsh pell, distant at, over, from, or to a distance: telegraph
Origin of tele-< tele(vision) of, in, or by television: telecast
Origin of tele-< tele(phone) by telephone, on the telephone, etc.: often in nonce compounds: telemarketing, telenuisance
- Distance; distant: telesthesia.
- a. Telegraph; telephone: telegram.b. Television: telecast.
Origin of tele-Greek t&emacron;le-, from t&emacron;le, far off; see kwel-2 in Indo-European roots.
- (UK, slang, rare) television
- The more usual shortening of the word is telly.
From Ancient Greek Ï„á¿†Î»Îµ (tÄ“le, “at a distance, far off, far away, far from").
tele - Computer Definition
("long distance") Operations performed remotely or by telephone. The "tele" prefix is used to designate many technologies such as telecommunications and teleconferencing.