HyperDic: connect

English > 11 senses of the word connect:
VERBcontactconnect, link, tie, link upconnect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
cognitionconnect, associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link upmake a logical or causal connection
stativeconnect, link, link up, join, unitebe or become joined or united or linked
communicationconnectjoin by means of communication equipment
contactconnectland on or hit solidly
communicationconnectjoin for the purpose of communication
stativeconnectbe scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation
socialconnectestablish a rapport or relationship
socialconnect, get in touch, touch baseestablish communication with someone
contactconnect, plug in, plug intoplug into an outlet
contactconnecthit or play a ball successfully
connect > pronunciation
Soundskahneh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningConnect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"
Synonymslink, tie, link up
NarrowerattachCause to be attached
bridge, bridge overConnect or reduce the distance between
daisy-chainConnect devices on a part of a chip or circuit board in a computer
groundConnect to a ground
hang together, interdependBe connected
hitchConnect to a vehicle
interconnect, interlinkCause to be interconnected or interwoven
join, conjoinmake contact or come together
joinCause to become joined / joined or linked
put throughConnect by telephone
teeConnect with a tee
tieUnite musical notes by a tie
Oppositedisconnectmake disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
Spanishacoplar, asociar, atar, comunicar, conectar, empatar, entroncar, juntar, ligar, unir, vincular
Catalanacoblar, ajuntar, associar, comunicar, connectar, empatar, entroncar, lligar, reunir, unir
Adjectivesconnectiveconnecting or tending to connect
Nounsconnector, connecteran instrumentality that connects
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningmake a logical or causal connection.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s something with something
Example"I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"
Synonymsassociate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up
NarrowercorrelateBring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation
free-associateassociate freely
identifyconceive of as united or associated
interrelateplace into a mutual relationship
rememberExercise, or have the power of, memory
think of, have in mind, meanIntend to refer to
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Oppositedecouple, dissociateregard as unconnected
Spanishasociar, comunicar, conectar, entroncar, ligar, relacionar, unir, vincular
Catalanassociar, comunicar, connectar, entroncar, relacionar, vincular
Adjectivesconnectiveconnecting or tending to connect
Nounsconnection, connexionthe process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination / imagination
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe or become joined or united or linked.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The two streets connect to become a highway"
Synonymslink, link up, join, unite
NarrowerarticulateUnite by forming a joint or joints
complect, interconnect, interlinkBe interwoven or interconnected
syndicatejoin together into a syndicate
Spanishcomunicar, conectar, entroncar, unir
Catalancomunicar, connectar, entroncar, unir
Adjectivesconnectiveconnecting or tending to connect
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningjoin by means of communication equipment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Similar toconnectjoin for the purpose of communication
Spanishconectar
Nounsconnection, connexionthe act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningLand on or hit solidly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
Broaderhit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withhit against
Spanisharrear
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningjoin for the purpose of communication.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Similar toconnectjoin by means of communication equipment
Spanishconectar
Nounsconnectionthe act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningBe scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Examples
  • "The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train"
  • "The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishcomunicar, entroncar
Catalancomunicar, entroncar
Nounsconnection, connexionshifting from one form of transportation to another
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 8, social
MeaningEstablish a rapport or relationship.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
BroaderrelateHave or establish a relationship to
Similar toget in touch, touch base, connectEstablish communication with someone
Spanishconectar
Adjectivesconnectiveconnecting or tending to connect
Nounsconnection(usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship)
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 9, social
MeaningEstablish communication with someone.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
Synonymsget in touch, touch base
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Similar toconnectEstablish a rapport or relationship
Spanishconectar
Nounsconnection, connexionthe act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 10, contact
MeaningPlug into an outlet.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
Synonymsplug in, plug into
EntailsjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Broaderinsert, infix, enter, introduceput or introduce into something
Oppositeunplug, disconnectPull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
Spanishconectar, enchufar
Nounsconnection, connexion, connectoran instrumentality that connects
English > connect: 11 senses > verb 11, contact
Meaninghit or play a ball successfully.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The batter connected for a home run"
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
BroaderhitCause to move by striking

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