Definition of Connect

1. Verb. Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces. "Link arms"




2. Verb. Make a logical or causal connection. "I cannot relate these events at all"

3. Verb. Be or become joined or united or linked. "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
Exact synonyms: Join, Link, Link Up, Unite
Specialized synonyms: Syndicate, Articulate, Complect, Interconnect, Interlink
Derivative terms: Connective, Joining, Jointure, Juncture, Link, Linkage

4. Verb. Join by means of communication equipment. "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
Generic synonyms: Bring Together, Join
Derivative terms: Connection, Connexion

5. Verb. Land on or hit solidly. "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
Generic synonyms: Collide With, Hit, Impinge On, Run Into, Strike

6. Verb. Join for the purpose of communication. "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
Generic synonyms: Bring Together, Join
Derivative terms: Connection

7. Verb. Be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation. "The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours"
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Connection, Connexion

8. Verb. Establish a rapport or relationship. "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
Related verbs: Get In Touch, Touch Base
Generic synonyms: Relate
Derivative terms: Connection, Connective

9. Verb. Establish communication with someone. "Did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
Exact synonyms: Get In Touch, Touch Base
Generic synonyms: Interact
Derivative terms: Connection, Connexion

10. Verb. Plug into an outlet. "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
Exact synonyms: Plug In, Plug Into
Entails: Bring Together, Join
Generic synonyms: Enter, Infix, Insert, Introduce
Derivative terms: Connection, Connector, Connexion
Antonyms: Unplug

11. Verb. Hit or play a ball successfully. "The batter connected for a home run"
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Hit

Definition of Connect

1. v. t. To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening; to associate; to combine; to unite or link together; to establish a bond or relation between.

2. v. i. To join, unite, or cohere; to have a close relation; as, one line of railroad connects with another; one argument connects with another.

Definition of Connect

1. Verb. (intransitive of an object) To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive of two objects) To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive of an object) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to be a link between two objects, thereby attaching them to each other. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive of a person) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to take one object and attach it to another. ¹

5. Verb. To join an electrical or telephone line to a circuit or network. ¹

6. Verb. To associate. ¹

7. Verb. To make a travel connection; to switch from one means of transport to another as part of the same trip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Connect

1. to join together [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Connect

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Literary usage of Connect

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: To which are Now First Added, I. An by John Locke (1828)
"BESIDES words which are names Particles of ideas in the mind, there are a great connect many others that are made use of to signify ^ole ┬░en- the connexion ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"... need not connect accused with breaking. Inculpatory facts sufficient, with possession of property stolen by the breaking and entering of a railroad car, ..."

3. The Works of John Locke, in Nine Volumes by John Locke (1824)
"BESIDES words which are names of ideas in the mind, there are a great many connect others that are made use of, to signify the parts, or connexion that the ..."

4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"For the stream is strong, and deep, and turbid, and the islands aro thick together, and mutually serve to connect the alluvium so as to prevent its being ..."

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