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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
connect (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to become joined - the two rooms connect by a hallway ideas that connect easily to form a theory
2.
a) to meet for the transference of passengers - connecting flights
b) to transfer (as from one airplane to another) as a step in traveling to a final destination - passengers connecting with international flights
3.
to make a successful hit, shot, or throw - connected for a home run connected on 60 percent of his shots New York Times
4.
to have or establish a rapport - tried to connect with the younger generation
5.
transitive verb
to establish a communications - connection connect to the Internet
1.
to join or fasten together usually by something intervening
2.
to place or establish in relationship join
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
connect (verb)
1.
to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole
SYNONIMS:
catenate, chain, compound, concatenate, conjugate, couple, hitch, hook, interconnect, interlink, join, link, yoke
RELATED WORDS:
articulate, dovetail, integrate, interlock, intermesh; cord, string, wire; cement, coalesce, combine, fuse, unite, weld
NEAR ANTONYMS:
detach, disengage, divide, part, split; cleave, rupture, sever, sunder
disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, separate, unchain, uncouple, unhitch, unlink, unyoke
connect (verb)
2.
to come together to form a single unit
SYNONIMS:
associate, coalesce, combine, conjoin, conjugate, connect, couple, fuse, interfuse, join, link (up), marry, unify
RELATED WORDS:
mate, yoke; ally, confederate, league; chain, compound, hitch, hook, splice; assemble, cluster, congregate, constellate, convene, gather, meet; recombine, reconnect, rejoin, reunify, reunite
NEAR ANTONYMS:
detach, disaffiliate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, fractionate, isolate, resolve, uncouple, unyoke; disband, disperse, scatter
break up, dissever, part, section, separate, sever, split, sunder, unlink
connect (verb)
3.
to think of (something) in combination
SYNONIMS:
connect, correlate, identify, link, relate
RELATED WORDS:
compare, equate, liken; group, join, lump (together), tie (together)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
contrast, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish, separate, set off
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