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con·nect·ed

 (kə-nĕk′tĭd)
adj.
1. Joined or fastened together.
2. Mathematics
a. Not decomposable into two disjoint nonempty open sets.
b. Having a continuous path between any two points. Used of a curve, set, or surface.
3. Related by family.
4. Logically or intelligibly ordered or presented; coherent: a stroke that left him incapable of connected speech.
5. Associated with or related to others, especially to influential or important people: a photographer who was well connected in the fashion world.

con·nect′ed·ly adv.
con·nect′ed·ness n.

connected

(kəˈnɛktɪd)
adj
1. joined or linked together
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) (of speech) coherent and intelligible
3. (Logic) logic maths (of a relation) such that either it or its converse holds between any two members of its domain
4. (Mathematics) logic maths (of a relation) such that either it or its converse holds between any two members of its domain
conˈnectedly adv

con•nect•ed

(kəˈnɛk tɪd)

adj.
1. united, joined, or linked.
2. having a connection.
3. joined together in sequence; linked coherently: connected ideas.
4. related by family ties.
5. having social or professional relationships, esp. with influential or powerful persons.
[1705–15]
con•nect′ed•ly, adv.
con•nect′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.connected - being joined in close association; "affiliated clubs"; "all art schools whether independent or attached to universities"
related, related to - being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics ; "painting and the related arts"; "school-related activities"; "related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces"
2.connected - joined or linked together
unconnected - not joined or linked together
3.connected - wired together to an alarm system; "all the window alarms are connected"
wired - equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service; "a well-wired house"
4.connected - plugged in; "first check to see whether the appliance is connected"
on - in operation or operational; "left the oven on"; "the switch is in the on position"
5.connected - stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computerconnected - stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer
online, on-line - connected to a computer network or accessible by computer; "an on-line database"

connected

adjective linked, united, joined, coupled, related, allied, associated, combined, bracketed, affiliated, akin, banded together skin problems connected with exposure to the sun
Translations

connected

[kəˈnektɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (= related) [concepts, events] → relacionado
to be connected (to or with)estar relacionado (con)
what firm are you connected with?¿con qué empresa estás conectado or relacionado?
are these matters connected?¿tienen alguna relación entre sí estas cuestiones?
to be well connectedestar bien relacionado
2. (Bot, Jur) → conexo
3. (fig) [argument etc] → conexo
B. CPD connected speech Ndiscurso m conexo

connected

[kəˈnɛktɪd] adj
[electrical devices] → relié(e)
(= associated) [people, organizations, events, incidents] → associé(e)
to be connected with sth [person] → être associé(e) à qch
(= causally linked to) → lié(e)
problems connected with exposure to the sun → des problèmes liés à l'exposition au soleilconnecting flight [kəˌnɛktɪŋˈflaɪt] ncorrespondance f, vol m de correspondance

connected

[kəˈnɛktɪd] adj (languages, species) → connesso/a; (events) → collegato/a
to be connected (to/with) (language, family, species) → essere imparentato/a (con) (event) → essere collegato/a (a/con)
these two things are in no way connected → non c'è alcun legame tra le due cose
References in classic literature ?
When the writer of these introductory lines (Walter Hartright by name) happens to be more closely connected than others with the incidents to be recorded, he will describe them in his own person.
If we assume, as science normally does, the continuity of physical processes, we are forced to conclude that, at the place where the plate is, and at all places between it and a star which it photographs, SOMETHING is happening which is specially connected with that star.
Besides, those who contrive this plan of community cannot easily avoid the following evils; namely, blows, murders involuntary or voluntary, quarrels, and reproaches, all which it would be impious indeed to be guilty of towards our fathers and mothers, or those who are nearly related to us; though not to those who are not connected to us by any tie of affinity: and certainly these mischiefs must necessarily happen oftener amongst those who do not know how they are connected to each other than those who do; and when they do happen, if it is among the first of these, they admit of a legal expiation, but amongst the latter that cannot be done.
Whatever superstitions the sperm whalemen in general have connected with the sight of this object, certain it is, that a glimpse of it being so very unusual, that circumstance has gone far to invest it with portentousness.
Nothing further happened to me till I reached Yellowsands, except an exciting ride on the mail-coach, which connected it with the nearest railway-station some twenty miles away.
The first lines contained an urgent entreaty to keep the circumstances connected with the loss of the five hundred pounds the strictest secret from everyone in general, and from Hardyman in particular.
But he had never connected these scientific deductions as to the origin of man as an animal, as to reflex action, biology, and sociology, with those questions as to the meaning of life and death to himself, which had of late been more and more often in his mind.
We are to recollect that all the existing constitutions were formed in the midst of a danger which repressed the passions most unfriendly to order and concord; of an enthusiastic confidence of the people in their patriotic leaders, which stifled the ordinary diversity of opinions on great national questions; of a universal ardor for new and opposite forms, produced by a universal resentment and indignation against the ancient government; and whilst no spirit of party connected with the changes to be made, or the abuses to be reformed, could mingle its leaven in the operation.
It appears to me," said Laurence, giving the rein to his fancy, "that the fate of this ancient chair was, somehow or other, mysteriously connected with the fortunes of old Massachusetts.
I am not alarmed," he replied; "I have too long foreseen this event, to feel alarmed at my approaching dissolution--no, for that, blessed be my God and my Redeemer, I am in some degree prepared; but I feel it impossible to shake off the feelings of this life while the pulse continues to beat, and yet the emotions I now experience must be in some measure allied to heaven; they are not impure, they are not selfish; nothing can partake of either, dear Charlotte, where your image is connected with the thoughts of a future world.
This is what makes it evident that a drowning man is less free and more subject to necessity than one standing on dry ground, and that makes the actions of a man closely connected with others in a thickly populated district, or of one bound by family, official, or business duties, seem certainly less free and more subject to necessity than those of a man living in solitude and seclusion.
At first it appeared to be connected wholly with direction.