Adjective: connected ku'nek-tid
Verb: connect ku'nekt
- Being joined in close association
- affiliated, attached
- Joined or linked together
- Wired together to an alarm system
"all the window alarms are connected"
- Plugged in
"first check to see whether the appliance is connected"
- Stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer
- Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?";
- link, tie, link up
- 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
- Be or become joined or united or linked
"The two streets connect to become a highway";
- link, link up, join, unite
- Join by means of communication equipment
"The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
- Land on or hit solidly
"The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
- Join for the purpose of communication
"Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
- 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"
- Establish a rapport or relationship
"The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
- Establish communication with someone
"did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?";
- get in touch, touch base
- Plug into an outlet
"Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight";
- plug in, plug into
- (baseball) hit or play a ball successfully
"The batter connected for a home run"
See also: adjacent, adjunctive, affined [archaic], connectedness, connection, connexion [Brit], conterminous, contiguous, coupled, engaged, joined, linked, neighboring [US], neighbouring [Brit, Cdn], on, online, on-line, related, related to, well-connected, wired
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, unconnected
Encyclopedia: Connected Connect