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con·nect

 (kə-nĕkt′)
v. con·nect·ed, con·nect·ing, con·nects
v.tr.
1. To join or fasten together: a bridge that connects the island with the mainland.
2. To associate or consider as related: no reason to connect the two events. See Synonyms at join.
3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit: Please connect me to the number in San Diego. Her computer is connected to the internet.
4. To plug in (an electrical cord or device) to an outlet.
v.intr.
1. To become joined or united: two streams connecting to form a river.
2. To be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as between airplanes or buses.
3. To establish a rapport or relationship; relate: The candidate failed to connect with the voters.
4. Sports To hit or play a ball or puck successfully: The winger connected for two goals.
Idiom:
connect the dots
1. To draw connecting lines between a seemingly random arrangement of numbered dots so as to produce a picture or design.
2. To draw logical inferences connecting items of information to reveal something previously hidden or unknown.

[Middle English connecten, from Latin cōnectere, connectere : cō-, com-, com- + nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

con·nect′i·ble, con·nect′a·ble adj.
con·nec′tor, con·nect′er n.

connect

(kəˈnɛkt)
vb
1. to link or be linked together; join; fasten
2. (tr) to relate or associate: I connect him with my childhood.
3. (Telecommunications) (tr) to establish telephone communications with or between
4. (intr) to be meaningful or meaningfully related
5. (Automotive Engineering) (intr) (of two public vehicles, such as trains or buses) to have the arrival of one timed to occur just before the departure of the other, for the convenient transfer of passengers
6. (intr) informal to hit, punch, kick, etc, solidly
7. (intr) informal US and Canadian to be successful
8. (Recreational Drugs) (intr) slang to find a source of drugs, esp illegal drugs
[C17: from Latin connectere to bind together, from nectere to bind, tie]
conˈnectible, conˈnectable adj
conˈnector, conˈnecter n

con•nect

(kəˈnɛkt)

v.t.
1. to join, link, or fasten together; unite.
2. to establish telephone communication between.
3. to have as an accompanying or associated feature.
4. to cause to be associated in a relationship.
5. to associate mentally or emotionally.
6. to link to an electrical or communications system; hook up.
v.i.
7. to become connected; join or unite.
8. (of trains, buses, etc.) to run so as to make connections (often fol. by with).
9. to establish a sympathetic or harmonious relationship.
10. Informal. to meet or establish communication; make contact.
11. to make contact for the illegal sale or purchase of drugs.
12. to hit successfully or solidly: The batter connected for a home run.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin connectere=con- con- + nectere to tie; compare nexus]
con•nec′tor, con•nect′er, n.
con•nect′i•ble, con•nect′a•ble, adj.
syn: See join.

connect


Past participle: connected
Gerund: connecting

Imperative
connect
connect
Present
I connect
you connect
he/she/it connects
we connect
you connect
they connect
Preterite
I connected
you connected
he/she/it connected
we connected
you connected
they connected
Present Continuous
I am connecting
you are connecting
he/she/it is connecting
we are connecting
you are connecting
they are connecting
Present Perfect
I have connected
you have connected
he/she/it has connected
we have connected
you have connected
they have connected
Past Continuous
I was connecting
you were connecting
he/she/it was connecting
we were connecting
you were connecting
they were connecting
Past Perfect
I had connected
you had connected
he/she/it had connected
we had connected
you had connected
they had connected
Future
I will connect
you will connect
he/she/it will connect
we will connect
you will connect
they will connect
Future Perfect
I will have connected
you will have connected
he/she/it will have connected
we will have connected
you will have connected
they will have connected
Future Continuous
I will be connecting
you will be connecting
he/she/it will be connecting
we will be connecting
you will be connecting
they will be connecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been connecting
you have been connecting
he/she/it has been connecting
we have been connecting
you have been connecting
they have been connecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been connecting
you will have been connecting
he/she/it will have been connecting
we will have been connecting
you will have been connecting
they will have been connecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been connecting
you had been connecting
he/she/it had been connecting
we had been connecting
you had been connecting
they had been connecting
Conditional
I would connect
you would connect
he/she/it would connect
we would connect
you would connect
they would connect
Past Conditional
I would have connected
you would have connected
he/she/it would have connected
we would have connected
you would have connected
they would have connected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.connect - connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
ground - connect to a ground; "ground the electrical connections for safety reasons"
bring together, join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
attach - cause to be attached
daisy-chain - connect devices on a part of a chip or circuit board in a computer
tie - unite musical notes by a tie
interconnect, interlink - cause to be interconnected or interwoven
tee - connect with a tee; "tee two pipes"
put through - connect by telephone; "the operator put a call through to Rio"
hitch - connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
hang together, interdepend - be connected; "In my heart I can make the world hang together"
bridge, bridge over - connect or reduce the distance between
disconnect - make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
2.connect - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
remember - exercise, or have the power of, memory; "After the shelling, many people lost the ability to remember"; "some remember better than others"
cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
interrelate - place into a mutual relationship; "I cannot interrelate these two events"
correlate - bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation; "I cannot correlate these two pieces of information"
identify - conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"
free-associate - associate freely; "Let's associate freely to bring up old memories"
have in mind, think of, mean - intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
3.connect - be or become joined or united or linkedconnect - 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"
syndicate - join together into a syndicate; "The banks syndicated"
articulate - unite by forming a joint or joints; "the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"
complect, interconnect, interlink - be interwoven or interconnected; "The bones are interconnected via the muscle"
4.connect - join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
connect - join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
bring together, join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
5.connect - land on or hit solidly; "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"
collide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
6.connect - join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
connect - join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"
bring together, join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
7.connect - 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"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
8.connect - establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
get in touch, touch base, connect - establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
relate - have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
9.connect - establish communication with someoneconnect - establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
connect - establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
10.connect - plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
11.connect - hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a home run"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"

connect

verb
1. link, join, couple, attach, fasten, affix, unite You can connect the machine to your hi-fi.
link part, separate, divide, detach, sever, disconnect, dissociate, unfasten
2. associate, unite, join, couple, league, link, mix, relate, pair, ally, identify, combine, affiliate, correlate, confederate, lump together, mention in the same breath, think of together There is no evidence to connect him to the robberies. I wouldn't have connected the two events if you hadn't said that.

connect

verb
1. To bring or come together into a united whole:
2. To join one thing to another:
3. To come or bring together in one's mind or imagination:
4. To unite or be united in a relationship:
5. To interact with another or others in a meaningful fashion:
Slang: click.
Translations
يَرْبِطيَصِل
připojitspojovat
forbinde
yhdistää
kapcsolösszefüggésbe hozösszekapcsol
setja í sambandtengja
引く繋げる
įjungimasįjungtijungimaspažintyssąryšis
asociētsaistītsavienot
povezatizvezati

connect

[kəˈnekt]
A. VT
1. (= join) → conectar; [+ road, railway, airline] → unir; [+ pipes, drains] → empalmar (to a) to connect sth (up) to the mains (Elec) → conectar algo a la red eléctrica
2. (= install) [+ cooker, telephone] → conectar
3. (Telec) [+ caller] → poner, comunicar (LAm) (with con) please connect me with Mr Lyonspóngame con el Sr. Lyons, por favor
"I am trying to connect you""estoy intentando ponerle al habla"
4. (= associate) → vincular, asociar
to connect sth/sb (with)vincular or asociar algo/a algn (con)
I never connected you with thatnunca te vinculé or asocié con eso, nunca creí que tuvieras nada que ver con eso
B. VI [trains, planes] → enlazar (with con) [road, pipes, electricity] → empalmar (with con)

connect

[kəˈnɛkt]
vt
(= join together) [+ parts] → brancher
to connect sth to sth [+ parts] → brancher qch sur qch
(= form link between) [road, tunnel, bridge, transport system] [+ places] → relier
to be connected by sth [places] [+ road, tunnel, bridge, transport system] → être relié(e) par qch
to connect sth to sth [road, tunnel, bridge, transport system] [+ places] → relier qch à qch
(ELECTRICITY, ELECTRONICS) [+ wires] → connecter
to connect a computer to a network [modem] → connecter un ordinateur à un réseau, relier un ordinateur à un réseau
(on the telephone) [+ person, caller] → mettre en communication
I am trying to connect you → j'essaie d'obtenir votre communication
(= install) [+ telephone] → brancher
(= associate) → associer
to be connected with → être lié(e) à
vi
[train, plane] to connect with → assurer la correspondance avec
[people] → se comprendre
to connect with sb → se reconnaître en qn

connect

vt
(= join)verbinden (to, with mit); (Elec etc: also connect up) appliances, subscribersanschließen (→ to an +acc); I’ll connect you (Telec) → ich verbinde (Sie); to be connected (two things)miteinander verbunden sein; (several things)untereinander verbunden sein; to connect to eartherden; connected by telephonetelefonisch verbunden ? parallel
(fig: = associate) → in Verbindung or Zusammenhang bringen; I always connect Paris with springtimeich verbinde Paris immer mit Frühling; these things are connected in my minddiese Dinge gehören für mich zusammen; I’d never connected themich hatte sie nie zueinander in Beziehung gesetzt
(esp pass: = link) ideas, theories etcverbinden; to be connected witheine Beziehung haben zu, in einer Beziehung or in Verbindung stehen zu; (= be related to)verwandt sein mit; he’s connected with the BBC/universityer hat mit der BBC/der Universität zu tun; to be connected by marriageverschwägert sein; to be connected (ideas etc)in Beziehung zueinander stehen; (firms)geschäftlich miteinander verbunden sein; loosely connected factslose verknüpfte Fakten
vi
(= join, two rooms) → eine Verbindung haben (to, with zu); (two parts, wires etc)Kontakt haben; to connect with somebody/somebody’s ideasjdn/jds Gedanken verstehen; connecting roomsangrenzende Zimmer pl (mit Verbindungstür)
(Rail, Aviat etc) → Anschluss haben (→ with an +acc); connecting flightAnschlussflug m
(inf: = hit) (fist etc)landen (inf) (→ with auf +dat); (golf club etc)treffen (→ with +acc); he really connecteder hat voll getroffen

connect

[kəˈnɛkt]
1. vt
a. (gen) → collegare, connettere; (install, cooker, telephone) → installare, allacciare
to connect (with) (Telec) (caller) → mettere in comunicazione (con)
to connect (to) (pipes, drains) → collegare (con)
I am trying to connect you (Telec) → sto cercando di darle la linea
to connect sth (up) to the mains (Elec) → collegare qc alla rete
b. (associate) to connect sb/sth (with)associare qn/qc (con), collegare qn/qc (con)
the evidence clearly connected him with the crime → le prove dimostravano chiaramente che era implicato nel delitto
2. vicollegarsi; (train, planes) to connect withessere in coincidenza con

connect

(kəˈnekt) verb
1. to join or be joined in some way; to tie or fasten or link together. He connected the radio to the mains; This road connects the two farms; a connecting link; This telephone line connects with the President.
2. to associate in the mind. People tend to connect money with happiness.
conˈnection (-ʃən) noun
1. something that connects or is connected. a faulty electrical connection.
2. (a) state of being connected or related. My connection with their family is very slight; I wish to talk to you in connection with my daughter's career.
3. a useful person whom one can contact, especially in business. his connections in the clothing trade.
4. a train, bus etc to which one changes from another in the course of a journey. As the local train was late, I missed the connection to London.

connect

vt conectar; Tendons connect muscles to bones..Los tendones conectan los músculos con los huesos.
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