Associations to the word «Connect»


CONNECT, verb. (intransitive) (of an object) To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object.
CONNECT, verb. (intransitive) (of two objects) To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other.
CONNECT, verb. (transitive) (of an object) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to be a link between two objects, thereby attaching them to each other.
CONNECT, verb. (transitive) (of a person) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to take one object and attach it to another.
CONNECT, verb. To join an electrical or telephone line to a circuit or network.
CONNECT, verb. To associate.
CONNECT, verb. To make a travel connection; to switch from one means of transport to another as part of the same trip.
CONNECT THE DOTS, verb. (literally) To attempt to complete a puzzle in which dots on a paper must be connected in a specific order so that the joining lines form a picture.
CONNECT THE DOTS, verb. (by extension) To make connections in one's mind, arriving at a more holistic understanding of a situation.
CONNECT UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To join together, to connect
CONNECT UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To join to a network or supply - of water, electricity, internet etc.

Dictionary definition

CONNECT, verb. Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms".
CONNECT, verb. 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".
CONNECT, verb. 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".
CONNECT, verb. Join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area".
CONNECT, verb. Land on or hit solidly; "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out".
CONNECT, verb. Join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?".
CONNECT, verb. 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, verb. Establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty".
CONNECT, verb. Establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?".
CONNECT, verb. Plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight".
CONNECT, verb. Hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a home run".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.