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Meaning of CONNECT

Pronunciation:  ku'nekt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"
  2. [v]  join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
  3. [v]  join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
  4. [v]  land on or hit solidly; "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
  5. [v]  connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
  6. [v]  hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a home run"
  7. [v]  plug into an outlet, as of electrical appliances; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
  8. [v]  establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
  9. [v]  establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
  10. [v]  be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
  11. [v]  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"

CONNECT is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: associate, colligate, get in touch, join, link, link, link, link up, link up, link up, plug in, relate, tie, tie in, touch base, unite
 Antonyms: disconnect, dissociate, unplug
 See Also: attach, be, bond, bridge, bridge over, bring together, bring together, cerebrate, cogitate, collide with, complect, conjoin, correlate, daisy-chain, draw together, enter, free-associate, ground, hang together, have in mind, hit, identify, impinge on, infix, insert, interact, interconnect, interconnect, interdepend, interlink, interlink, interrelate, introduce, join, join, mean, put through, relate, remember, run into, strike, syndicate, tee, think, think of



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Con*nect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Connected}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Connecting}>.] [L. connectere, -nexum; con- + nectere
    to bind. See {Annex}.]
    1. 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.
             He fills, he bounds, connects and equals all.
             A man must see the connection of each intermediate
             idea with those that it connects before he can use
             it in a syllogism.                    --Locke.
    2. To associate (a person or thing, or one's self) with
       another person, thing, business, or affair.
    {Connecting rod} (Mach.), a rod or bar joined to, and
       connecting, two or more moving parts; esp. a rod
       connecting a crank wrist with a beam, crosshead, piston
       rod, or piston, as in a steam engine.
  2. \Con*nect"\, v. i.
    To join, unite, or cohere; to have a close relation; as, one
    line of railroad connects with another; one argument connect
    with another.
Computing Dictionary

unix socket library routine to connect a socket that has been created on the local hosts to one at a specified socket address on the remote host.

unix manual pages: connect(2), accept(2).

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