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Verb: connect  ku'nekt
  1. Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?";
    - link, tie, link up
     
  2. Make a logical or causal connection
    "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind";
    - associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up
     
  3. Be or become joined or united or linked
    "The two streets connect to become a highway";
    - link, link up, join, unite
     
  4. Join by means of communication equipment
    "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
     
  5. Land on or hit solidly
    "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
     
  6. Join for the purpose of communication
    "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
     
  7. Be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation
    "The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train"; "The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours"
     
  8. Establish a rapport or relationship
    "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
     
  9. Establish communication with someone
    "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?";
    - get in touch, touch base
     
  10. Plug into an outlet
    "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight";
    - plug in, plug into
     
  11. (baseball) hit or play a ball successfully
    "The batter connected for a home run"

Derived forms: connects, connected, connecting

Type of: be, bring together, cerebrate, cogitate, collide with, enter, hit, impact, impinge on, infix, insert, interact, introduce, join, relate, run into, strike, think

Antonym: disconnect

Encyclopedia: Connect