From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wire \Wire\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wired; p. pr. & vb. n.
   1. To bind with wire; to attach with wires; to apply wire to;
      as, to wire corks in bottling liquors.
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   2. To put upon a wire; as, to wire beads.
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   3. To snare by means of a wire or wires.
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   4. To send (a message) by telegraph. [Colloq.]
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   5. (Croquet) To place (a ball) so that the wire of a wicket
      prevents a successful shot.
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   6. to equip with a system of wiring, especially for supply of
      electrical power or communication; as, to wire an office
      for networking the computers; to wire a building with
      220-Volt current.

   7. to equip with an electronic system for eavesdropping; to
      bug; as, to wire the office of a mob boss; to wire an
      informant so as to record his conversations.
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